Put Me In The Zoo Rice Krispies Dr. Suess Craft Recipe

dr seuss, put me in the zoo, food craft, craft recipe,

dr seuss, put me in the zoo, food craft, craft recipe,

This recipe will yield 4-5 Put Me In The Zoo Rice Krispies treats. It is almost the birthday of Dr. Seuss! He was born March 2, 1904 and we still celebrate his awesomeness today because we all love his books. IT doesnt matter how many years it has been, I will always remember the words to his books. Now I have kids to read them to and I just love the walk down memory lane. These Put Me in the Zoo Rice Krispies are based on the book Put Me in the Zoo (only $5 on Amazon) and you can make adorable rice krispie treats with this recipe. It looks like a lot but its really a simple recipe. Plus the kids will love it! The printable recipe format is at the bottom of the page. You should PIN THIS RECIPE FOR LATER! 

INGREDIENTS FOR RICE KRISPIES
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
Two 10 oz. bags of mini marshmallows
10 cups Rice Krispies cereal
1/4 teaspoon sea salt (optional)

DIRECTIONS FOR RICE KRISPIES
1.   Spray a 9×13 pan with Pam and set aside.
2.   In a large sauce pan, melt the butter over low heat.
3.   Add the marshmallows to the melted butter, stirring constantly.
4.   Once the marshmallows are melted, remove from heat and stir in the cereal and salt until well-coated.
5.   Using a rubber spatula (spray with Pam ), transfer the cereal mixture to the prepared pan and press down firmly and evenly.
6.   Allow the Rice Krispies to cool in the pan completely before the assembly process.

dr seuss, put me in the zoo, food craft, craft recipe,

INGREDIENTS FOR PUT ME IN THE ZOO TIGER
Pan of prepared Rice Krispies (from above recipe)
2 T solid shortening
3/4 cup Wilton yellow chocolate melts (or could use white melts with yellow dye)
10 large Nilla Wafers
Candy sprees – large bag
Black write-on gel
Yellow sprinkles – optional

DIRECTIONS TO ASSEMBLE PUT ME IN THE ZOO TIGER
1.  With a jumbo circle cookie cutter, cut out 4-5 jumbo circles from your prepared Rice Krispies treats.
2.  Line a baking sheet with wax or parchment paper. Set aside.
3.   In a medium mixing bowl, microwave the shortening for 40 seconds or until melted.
4.   Add the yellow chocolate melts and stir until completely melted.
5.   Spread the melted yellow chocolate on top of each rice crispy circle and place on the lined baking sheet for at least 30 minutes to “set.”
6.   Meanwhile, cut off the bottom of a Nilla Wafer cookie and dip into the melted yellow chocolate. Firmly press the cookie into the upper top side of the tiger head to resemble an ear. Hold in place for 15 seconds. Repeat on the other side with another cookie. ( If the leftover melted yellow chocolate begins to harden, microwave in five second intervals until melted again.) Optional: sprinkle yellow sprinkles on the ears before the yellow chocolate dries.
7.  Repeat step 6 on all of the Rice Krispies tiger heads.
8.   With the black write-on gel, pipe the eyes, nose and mouth on each tiger face.
9.  To make the spots –  Gently press Sprees candies pieces onto the face, alternating colors.
10.   ENJOY!!

dr seuss, put me in the zoo, food craft, craft recipe,

 

dr seuss, put me in the zoo, food craft, craft recipe,

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Put Me In The Zoo Rice Krispies Dr. Suess Craft Recipe
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Serves: 4-5
 
Ingredients
  • INGREDIENTS FOR RICE KRISPIES
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • Two 10 oz. bags of mini marshmallows
  • 10 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt (optional)
  • INGREDIENTS FOR PUT ME IN THE ZOO TIGER
  • Pan of prepared Rice Krispies (from above recipe)
  • 2 T solid shortening
  • ¾ cup Wilton yellow chocolate melts (or could use white melts with yellow dye)
  • 10 large Nilla Wafers
  • Candy sprees - large bag
  • Black write-on gel
  • Yellow sprinkles - optional
Instructions
  1. DIRECTIONS FOR RICE KRISPIES
  2. Spray a 9x13 pan with Pam and set aside.
  3. In a large sauce pan, melt the butter over low heat.
  4. Add the marshmallows to the melted butter, stirring constantly.
  5. Once the marshmallows are melted, remove from heat and stir in the cereal and salt until well-coated.
  6. Using a rubber spatula (spray with Pam ), transfer the cereal mixture to the prepared pan and press down firmly and evenly.
  7. Allow the Rice Krispies to cool in the pan completely before the assembly process.
  8. DIRECTIONS TO ASSEMBLE PUT ME IN THE ZOO TIGER
  9. With a jumbo circle cookie cutter, cut out 4-5 jumbo circles from your prepared Rice Krispies treats.
  10. Line a baking sheet with wax or parchment paper. Set aside.
  11. In a medium mixing bowl, microwave the shortening for 40 seconds or until melted.
  12. Add the yellow chocolate melts and stir until completely melted.
  13. Spread the melted yellow chocolate on top of each rice crispy circle and place on the lined baking sheet for at least 30 minutes to "set."
  14. Meanwhile, cut off the bottom of a Nilla Wafer cookie and dip into the melted yellow chocolate. Firmly press the cookie into the upper top side of the tiger head to resemble an ear. Hold in place for 15 seconds. Repeat on the other side with another cookie. ( If the leftover melted yellow chocolate begins to harden, microwave in five second intervals until melted again.) Optional: sprinkle yellow sprinkles on the ears before the yellow chocolate dries.
  15. Repeat step 6 on all of the Rice Krispies tiger heads.
  16. With the black write-on gel, pipe the eyes, nose and mouth on each tiger face.
  17. To make the spots - Gently press Sprees candies pieces onto the face, alternating colors.
  18. ENJOY!!

 


Author: Kat

Kat is a married mom of three kids aged 16, 8, and 5 that lives close to Birmingham, AL. She loves cats, books, cooking, hockey (especially the Chicago Blackhawks & Pittsburgh Penguins), and watching movies. She is an admitted nerd, comic book lover, action figure & barbie doll collector, blackjack dealer, beginner croupier, and all around queen of the dorks. You can reach her at topkat@katbalogger.com to talk about product reviews, press trips, sponsorships, or brand messaging.

10 thoughts on “Put Me In The Zoo Rice Krispies Dr. Suess Craft Recipe”

  1. this is just too precious! I read a lot of Dr. Seuss books to my nieces and nephews so they would really appreciate doing this recipe together! 🙂

  2. The Put Me In The Zoo Rice Krispies Dr. Suess Craft Recipe is so cute and fun to make. My daughter and son would love to make this treat. We would have a lot of fun making!

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