Turkey Caramel Rice Crispy Treats

Turkey Caramel Rice Crispy Treats

These turkey rice crispy treats are fun for young and old and gives your kids a place to play in the kitchen along side of you as you prepare your Thanksgiving dinner. Enjoy and have fun!


  • 12 cups crispy rice cereal
  • 2 - 10 oz packages of mini marshmallows
  • 2 sticks (16 oz) butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup Caramel Kitchen salted caramel sauce
  • Candy corn
  • Candy eyes
  • Mini Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
  • Red M&M's
  • Melted chocolate


Making the crispy rice treats:

  1. Grease a sheet pan with butter and set aside.
  2. In a large pot over medium-low heat, melt the marshmallows and butter together.
  3. Decrease heat to low and stir in the vanilla and salted caramel, mixing well until all combined.
  4. Remove from heat and pour in the crisped rice cereal, stirring well until evenly coated
  5. Pour the mix into the prepared sheet pan and using the butter wrapper, spread the mix out into an even layer.
  6. Allow the treats to set for about 30 minutes.


  1. Take a round cookie or biscuit cutter and cut out round discs of crispy treats. You can take any excess and reshape it into round discs.
  2. To make the feathers, apply melted chocolate to the bottom side of 5 candy corns and place them in a fan shape towards the top of each disc.
  3. Using the melted chocolate, attach the bottom of the peanut butter cup underneath the "feathers" to make the head.
  4. Take a tooth pick to put some melted chocolate on the back side of each eye and place on the peanut butter cup.
  5. Add some melted chocolate to the sideways side of the M&M's and place under the eyes as its waddle.

Recipe Adapted From Crayons and Cravings