Football Rice Krispy Treats Recipe Superbowl Big Game Food

Football Rice Krispy Treats

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I have long been a lover of Rice Krispies Treats since the 80's when we used to make them during sleepovers and everyone ate them warm right out of the pan with their own fork. This is one of our favorite recipes and it is just perfect for the big game or team parties. These football cocoa krispie treats are the perfect football desserts, football snacks, football treat bags, football treats, football treats for players and even football treats for team. You can make a cool rice krispie treat football field with these rice krispie treats. We hope that you love this Football Rice Krispy Treats.

Football Rice Krispy Treats


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 10-ounce package marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (you can skip this or use Nutella)
  • 6 cups Cocoa Rice Krispies® (no knockoff brands)
  • Tube of white frosting


  1. In a large pan, melt the butter using the lowest heat.
  2. Add marshmallows and stir them until they completely melted. Mixture should look like cream.
  3. Remove from heat. Stir in the peanut butter until completely melted.
  4. Stir in Kellogg's Cocoa Krispies cereal until well coated.
  5. Let the mixture cool a little. Butter your hands and shape mixture into 3-inch footballs.
  6. Decorate with with the Wilton White Cookie icing.

Tips & Tricks

  • You can make different sizes of footballs. This gives different portion sizes.
  • Always use fresh marshmallows. They taste better and provide a better end product.
  • Only use butter, no substitutes.
  • These treats are best served the first day although they last for 2-3 days in my Tupperware.
  • Can be frozen but I don't recommend. They don't taste as good.
  • Can be made in the microwave although times may vary.


Why do use ONLY Cocoa Krispies?

Honestly, I grew up eating Kellogg's Rice Krispies and I have made a lot of Rice Kripsy Treats in my day. I have used offbrand rice cereal a few times and it never tastes the same. The only cereal I will use is the original.

We hope that you are inspired by this Cocoa Krispies Football Treats Recipe. Thanks for visiting!

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6 Comments Leave a Comment »

  1. Hey! Happy Sits Day!

    Thank you so much for posting this recipe! I’m making it for Superbowl Sunday!

  2. I made these for last years Superbowl! They came out pretty good but I bet they would have been better if I used all your suggestions! Love this recipe!

  3. Louise Ducote

    Wow, those are adorable!

  4. Amanda

    Is the peanut butter necessary in this recipe or optional?

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