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Earth Treats Recipe

If you’re looking for a fun and colorful twist on a classic dessert, look no further than Earth Treats Rice Krispie Treats! These treats are not only delicious, but they’re also a great way to celebrate our planet and teach kids about the importance of taking care of the Earth.

These treats are not only fun to make, but they’re also a great way to teach kids about our planet. Talk to your kids about the different colors of the Earth and how we can take care of our planet by recycling, conserving water, and reducing our use of plastic. You can even use these treats as a starting point for a larger discussion about the environment and sustainability.

Another great thing about Earth Treats Rice Krispie Treats is that they’re customizable! You can use different colors of food coloring to represent different planets or even different seasons. For example, you could use orange and brown food coloring to make Halloween-themed treats, or red and green food coloring to make Christmas-themed treats.

In addition to being a fun and educational activity for kids, these treats are also just plain delicious! The crispy rice cereal and melted marshmallow mixture create a chewy, gooey, and satisfying treat that’s perfect for any occasion. Plus, they’re easy to make and require only a few simple ingredients.

Overall, Earth Treats Rice Krispie Treats are a fun and delicious way to celebrate our planet and teach kids about the importance of taking care of the Earth. Give them a try and see how much fun you can have in the kitchen!

Earth Treats Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

You can make small “earths” or larger ones, but it seems to set better if you don’t make them too big.


  • 2 large saucepans
  • 2 spoons for stirring
  • waxed paper


  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 40 regular marshmallows
  • 6 cups crispy rice cereal
  • green and blue food coloring


  1. Wash your hands.
  2. Melt half of the margarine and marshmallows in one large saucepan and the other half in a second saucepan.
  3. Add green food coloring to the first saucepan. Stir in 3 cups of the cereal.
  4. Add blue food coloring to the second saucepan. Stir in 3 cups of the cereal
  5. Using some of each color, form “Earths” out of the cereal and place on waxed paper.
  6. Let set for about an hour (if you can resist).
  7. Enjoy eating the Earth!


5 responses to “Earth Treats Recipe”

  1. Gregory Avatar

    Isn’t it a perfect time to teach people, what is good for them and what is not, when they are children? Boy scouts should be a vanguard of any positive activities. For many years it is known that food coloring, especially in big doses is unhealthy, mainly for children. The worst is the yellow one. There were many attempts to ban the usage of unnatural food coloring, but the powerful lobby blocked all these legislative attempts. The only way we can win this battle is to stop using unhealthy products. I think it would be much better to take a globe and teach boys a location of a few countries, capitals, mountain chains or oceans and additionally give them an opportunity to make a treat for themselves, in a form of a flat patty without any poison.

    1. Jen Avatar

      I couldn’t agree more! We give our kids junk and then wonder why their behavior is so crazy…

  2. DB Avatar

    While I agree with Gregory for the most part, leaders and parents come here for ideas to make scouting more fun. Looking up geography vs. making a fun treat and decorating – which do you think has more appeal? Encourage alternate products such as blueberry juice and chlorophyll in place of chemical dyes which are natural and healthier and it teaches resourcefulness. And I have always used marshmallow Fluff without gelatin to make these treats.

  3. Lisa Avatar

    Oh good grief!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! your coming here for IDEAS!!!! if you dont want them look somewhere else! im greatful for this idea and i printed it…. im useing it AS A TREAT for them at the end of my class… good grief people get over it

  4. Socrates Avatar

    In an ideal world, we could be free of poison. Since we don’t live in an ideal world, there are higher levels of poison in our drinking water, air, and foods. Since we are all going to die, I would rather focus on living and enjoying treats that have ppb doses of toxins. My Scouts are already told “No” every step of the way by their exhausted parents, this idea would put a smile on their faces. Smiles will wash away any trace levels of toxins this idea would carry. What a shame that many folks want to start living when they find out that they are dyeing. Live and enjoy life, it’s short!

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