Braaaains - Red Velvet Rice Krispy Treats

Braaaains - Red Velvet Rice Krispy Treats

Halloween is here so I decided to make some delicious braaains. The first thing I thought of when doing this recipe was the Hannibal Lector series where he feeds the guy his own brains. And then of course zombies. Mmmmm delicious brains.



  1. 1/4 Cup Butter
  2. 1 1/2 Cups Marshmallows Mini
  3. 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  4. 2 - 3 Drops Red Food Colouring
  5. 1/2 Cup Cake Mix Red Velvet
  6. 3 1/2 Cups Rice Krispies Cereal
  7. 3/4 Cup Sugar
  8. 1/6 Cup Water
  9. 1/8 Cup Grenadine


15 mins
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    Melt the butter in a pot over low heat.

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    Add the mini marshmallows and stir until melted and well combined.

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    Cook for 2 minutes longer. Keep stirring to prevent scorching. Remove from heat.

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    Add vanilla extract and red food colouring and mix well.

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    Gradually stir in the red velvet cake mix. If the mixture ends up too thick, add a bit more melted butter.

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    Start with 3 cups of Rice Krispies and stir until combined. Add only as much as needed.

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    Spray hands with cooking spray and remove the mixture from the pot on top a sheet of parchment or wax paper.

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    Shape into desired shape.

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    Now either cover with grenadine and corn syrup or make your own:

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    Combine sugar and water in a pot and bring to a slight boil.

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    Reduce the heat to low, simmer, and add the grenadine.

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    Keep simmering over low heat until the mixture gets thick and syrupy (about 4 minutes).

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    Top the rice krispy treat with the grenadine syrup.

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