Closeup of Patriotic Cereal Stars on Sticks from Walking on Sunshine Recipes
Patriotic Cereal Treats
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Patriotic Cereal Treats in fun star shapes are perfect for all your summer parties. Customize them with different colored sprinkles to use for different holidays and parties all year long! 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Patriotic Treats
Servings: 4 star shaped treats
  • 3 tbsp of butter
  • 20 large marshmallows
  • 3 cups rice cereal
  • 2 small drops blue gel food coloring
  • Red and blue sprinkles
  1. Coat a square pan generously with butter.
  2. In a saucepan, over medium heat, melt butter and then add marshmallows. Allow to melt completely then remove from heat.
  3. Add in blue gel food coloring and mix until marshmallow mixture is completely colored.
  4. Pat the cereal treat mixture evenly into your coated pan. Top with sprinkles and pat down some more (so that the sprinkles stay in place).
  5. Allow the cereal treats to set.
  6. Using a star cookie cutter, cut out cereal treats into the shape of stars (save the scraps and enjoy them!).
  7. Insert a lollipop stick at the bottom and enjoy the festivities!
Recipe Notes

You will also need lollipop sticks and a star shaped cookie cutter for this recipe.