Ditch the pie dough in favor of cereal with this quick and easy recipe for Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispies Treats!

Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

What’s there to say about Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispies Treats that hasn’t already been said? The classic treats get a seasonal update thanks to a bit of pumpkin pie spice, but I’m taking things one step further by forming the marshmallow treats into the shape of a pie. Add a dollop of whipped cream on each slice, and your Thanksgiving guests might be calling April Fool’s at your holiday table.

The setup is simple: First up is the pie crust, which is made with the classic, vanilla-flavored treats that are molded along the inside edge of a round cake pan. Next up is the pumpkin pie filling, which is pressed inside the crust. And just like that we’ve cut the pie prep time from a few hours to a few minutes, and you can still enjoy the taste of fall’s most famous dessert. Now that’s something to be thankful for!

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Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

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Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispies Treats Recipe

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Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispies Treats

Add a seasonal spin to marshmallow treats with a quick and easy recipe for Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispies Treats!
4.6 from 5 votes
Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispie Treats Recipe
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients 

For the Rice Krispies crust:

  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cups (about 16) marshmallows
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups Rice Krispies cereal

For the Rice Krispies filling:

  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 3 cups (about 24) marshmallows (See Kelly’s Note)
  • 2 teaspoons orange food coloring
  • 4 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • Whipped cream, for decorating (optional)
  • Equipment: 8-inch round cake pan; Piping bag; Star-shaped piping tip

Instructions 

Make the Rice Krispies crust:

  • Coat an 8-inch round cake pan with cooking spray. Set it aside.
  • Add the butter to a medium saucepan set over medium-low heat. Once the butter has melted, add the marshmallows and cook, stirring constantly, until the marshmallows are melted. Stir in the vanilla extract and then the Rice Krispies cereal until the cereal is well coated.
  • Transfer the mixture into the prepared cake pan an press it firmly against the inside edge of the pan to form about a 1-inch crust. Let it cool while you prepare the filling.

Make the Rice Krispies filling:

  • Add the butter and pumpkin pie spice to a medium saucepan set over medium-low heat. Once the mixture has melted, add the marshmallows and cook, stirring constantly, until the marshmallows are melted. Stir in the orange food coloring then stir in the Rice Krispies cereal until the cereal is well coated.
  • Press the mixture firmly inside the crust border, pushing it down to compact it, and allow it to cool completely in the pan. Once cooled, place a serving plate on top of the pan and invert the pan. Slice the pie into wedges and top with a dollop of whipped cream (optional).

Kelly’s Notes:

  • In place of the regular marshmallows and the pumpkin pie spice, you can use the Pumpkin Spice Mallows for the pumpkin filling.
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Calories: 193kcal, Carbohydrates: 28g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 20mg, Sodium: 173mg, Potassium: 40mg, Sugar: 3g, Vitamin A: 2405IU, Vitamin C: 20.7mg, Calcium: 2mg, Iron: 10mg

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  1. 5 stars
    I used mini marshmallows and kept the amount of cups the same as the recipe, and it turned out great! Looks super cute, and will make my husband, who’s not much of a pie guy, happy on Thanksgiving. Thanks!

  2. 4 stars
    I us d a spring-form pan and it came out great. Didn’t attempt the 2tsp of food coloring, though, as 15 drops made it a nice/realistic tan color.

    1. Hi there, Jessica! I’ve never done the measurements with mini marshmallows, but I looked up that one regular marshmallow = about 13 mini marshmallows, so you could convert the recipe from there. :)

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