Yummy (and Gluten-Free) Petit Four Treats for your Valentine


Rice Krispie Treats are not only yummy but a good option for a dessert to serve to gluten-free friends. Making them into mini "cakes" is such a fun crafty food project! You can use square and round cookie cutters or hand-cut them. They work well if you cut into with a pretty thin layer, around 1", so spread them a little thinner than you usually do. (You might need to spread it into two baking dishes.) I use the classic recipe right off the box.
I spooned melted white chocolate on as the "glue" for the sprinkles and to keep the layers together. Alternatively, you could use any kind of frosting. A tip if you use white chocolate and are melting it in the microwave...melt on half power the whole time for 30 seconds, stir, then 20 seconds, and so on down until it is the desired consistency. Low power is key!
ps- Heart sprinkles look cute when topping the cake vertically, as on the right.
Fun decorations:
- mini M & M's
- heart sprinkles
- edible pearls
- sugar pearls


Use heart-shaped cookie cutters for an even simpler Valentine treat!
We have a few more fun cereal treat and other edible crafts in our book, Candy Aisle Crafts.

Happy Valentines Day! xo