Leprechaun Bars

One of my house’s favorite treats is rice crispy treats. I had these gorgeous mint chocolate chips begging to be used. I mixed up the regular rice crispy treat recipe and came up with this mint chocolate leprechaun bars.Leprechaun Bars at www.thebensonstreet.com 4 You will need:

  • 3 cups of mini marshmallows
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 3 cups of Cocoa Puffs cereal
  • 1 cup of mint chocolate chips (plus a few for embellishing)
  • green conversation hearts

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Start by putting marshmallows, butter and vanilla in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute. Mix and melt in microwave for 1 more minute. Grease a 8 x 8 pan.

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Immediately add Cocoa Puffs to melted marshmallows and mix until combined. Then add mint chips. Mix until combine.

Leprechaun Bars at www.thebensonstreet.com 3Press into 8 x 8 pan using wax paper. Let cool and then cut.

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Shamrock on top!!! Use three conversation hearts and two mint chips to create a shamrock design on each leprechaun bar. Serve and enjoy!

Leprechaun Bars at www.thebensonstreet.com 9These are a fun easy treat for kids of all ages!

Leprechaun Bars at www.thebensonstreet.com 6Leprechaun Bars at www.thebensonstreet.com 8Leprechaun Bars at www.thebensonstreet.com 7What are your plans for Saint Patrick’s Day? Are you making a traditional dinner or just going to put on a little something green?

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I’m Emily, a mom and wife with a passion for crafting, celebrating holidays, and creating memorable moments. From Idaho to the world, The Benson Street is a treasure trove of easy, fun DIY projects, delightful printables, and delicious recipes. With over a decade of experience in blogging and a love for all things seasonal, I’m here to share my tips, ideas, and occasional mishaps. Join me in adding a dash of joy and creativity to every day! Read more…

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