America: Happy Fourth of July with Rice Krispy Stars

Last updated on May 6th, 2024 at 10:25 am

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Happy Fourth of July!

I am so excited to be back home for the 4th of July! The celebrations, the food, friends & family, fireworks and the flag everywhere, it’s such a huge celebration here, and I haven’t been back home for the 4th since I moved seven years ago to the UK so it’s great to be home for it this year. 

I wanted to join in the festivities with some great, red, white, and blue, rice krispy stars. My momma was making fancy flag cookies so I thought these would compliment her’s perfectly. 

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Rice Krispy Stars

a sweet dessert for the Fourth of July
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 10
Author Let's Talk Mommy

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 cups large marshmallows or 4 cups of miniature marshmallows
  • 6 cups of rice krispies cereal
  • star cookie cutter small
  • 10 strawberries
  • 20 blueberries
  • 10 extra miniature marshmallows
  • 10 cake pop sticks
  • ribbon to decorate

Instructions

Rice Krispy Star

  1. Melt butter in a pan, on low
  2. Add marshmallows, stir
  3. Remove from heat
  4. Add cereal
  5. Spray casserole dish with nonstick spray
  6. Press mixture in casserole dish with a spatula
  7. Let cool then cut into stars with a star cookie cutter

Putting them on the stick

  1. Cut bottom off strawberry and gentle push cake pop stick through the bottom of the strawberry
  2. Gently add a blueberry
  3. Then one miniature marshmallow
  4. Gently add last blueberry
  5. Then the rice krispy star on top
  6. Tie ribbon under strawberry to complete the look

Recipe Notes

Make sure your rice krispy stars are completely cooled or they will just fall off the cake pop stick. You also could use skewers instead of cake pop sticks, they are easier to slide the fruit onto and stick into the stars. Be careful though with children and skewers, they are sharp.

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I love the community feel of the fourth of July. Everyone comes together to help support the local town’s parade, there are family activities all day long including face painting, water balloon fights and more. There is food galore all adorned with that vibrant red, white, and blue flag, the one we are so very proud of. There is a huge fireworks display for the entire town to join in and watch together. It used to be one of my favorite times of the year back home and I am so glad I get to share it with my two kids now. Hopefully it won’t be another seven years before we are here again for it.

I will be sharing all our festivities afterwards too, so stay tuned.

Happy 4th of July!  

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9 thoughts on “America: Happy Fourth of July with Rice Krispy Stars”

  1. These are fab! I have failed on the 4th front this year, just too many things going on! And, would you believe that it is pouring with rain here and all the events have been cancelled 🙁 Hope you are having a fabulous day xx

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    • Oh no that is awful. Bless you. Quick go buy rice Krispy squares from Kellogg premade cookie cutter them you could make these in seconds. Hahahaha joking I was just getting excited to finally be back home for the fourth. Lol

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