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Red Velvet Rice Krispie Treats

These Rice Krispie treats are unlike anything you've ever had before. Made with actual cake mix we can get a great red velvet flavor with very little effort. Not to mention the red color is perfect for Valentine's Day and even Halloween!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake mix rice krispies, red velvet rice krispie treats, red velvet rice krispie treats recipe
Servings: 12 squares
Calories: 188kcal
Author: Beeyond Cereal


  • 1/2 cup red velvet cake mix (JUST THE DRY POWDER!)
  • 1 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 6 cups rice krispie cereal
  • 5 cups mini marshmallows
  • 4 Tbsp butter


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Spread 1/2 cup of dry red velvet cake mix over a baking sheet and bake for 5 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.
  • In a large pot over medium heat, melt butter.
  • Stir in marshmallows and cook until melted, stirring occasionally until marshmallows are fully melted. Remove from heat.
  • Whisk in cooked and cooled cake mix, and cocoa powder until no streaks remain.
  • Stir in cereal until well mixed and then pour mixture into a greased 8x8 baking dish.
  • Press down the top of the cereal in pan to make into a compressed even layer. Let set for about an hour before slicing and serving.
  • If desired, drizzle melted cream cheese frosting over the top.


Serving: 1square | Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 35.8g | Protein: 1.4g | Fat: 4.9g | Saturated Fat: 2.7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1.4g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 10.4mg | Sodium: 142.7mg | Potassium: 23.5mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 18.7g | Vitamin A: 132.4IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 7.1mg | Iron: 1.3mg