SNICKERS Rice Crispy Treat Football Recipe for Game Day

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SNICKERS Rice Crispy Treat Football Recipe #Chocolate4TheWin

It’s getting to be that time of year.  No, I don’t mean autumn, back-to-school, or the soon-to-be-here Halloween.  I’m referring to Football Time!  I may have mentioned in the past that while I really have zero interest in the game of football itself, I LOVE a good football party.  It’s just another reason to entertain and it’s a whole new party them to work with!  Football parties also mean comfort food and yummy treats that make everyone happy.  Of course, CHOCOLATE is one of those foods that can make a lot of smiles, so I was happy to put on my chocolate recipes thinking cap and come up with a football-themed dessert recipe using SNICKERS® candy bars!

SNICKERS® 48 Count Box #Chocolate4TheWin #shop

To get started, I headed to my local Sam’s Club to stock up on a 48 count box of SNICKERS®.  I needed to have enough to make my recipe, plus extras for those who just wanted straight-up chocolate candy bars.  While I was there, I also grabbed a 105 Count Variety Bag.  That way we had a few different MARS Candy treats to satisfy different appetites.

SNICKERS® 47 Count Box and 105 Piece Variety Bag #Chocolate4TheWin #shop

So, to get ready for game day, I created a super cute and SUPER delicious SNICKERS Rice Crispy Treat Football Recipe to add some fun and some flavor to the party.  It takes a classic recipe and throws in a couple of extra chocolatey twists to amp up the chocolate goodness.  In my opinion there is no such thing as too much chocolate!

SNICKERS Rice Crispy Treat Football #Chocolate4TheWin #shop

SNICKERS Rice Crispy Treat Football Recipe


3 tablespoons butter
1 package (about 40) Marshmallows
6 cups cocoa flavored crisp rice cereal
4 full sized SNICKERS® bars
White decorator icing tube

Chopped Snickers #Chocolate4TheWin #shop


  • Start out by chopping the SNICKERS® bars into small pieces about 1/4″ across. (They are easier to melt when they’re small.)
  • Melt the butter over low heat in a large saucepan. Add the marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Turn off heat.
  • Add in the cereal and SNICKERS® bars. Stir until the cereal is well coated. Turn out the mixture onto a large cookie sheet coated with cooking spray.
  • Let it cool for a minute, butter your hands and shape into a football. (I used part of the mixture to make additional small football shapes.)
  • Using decorator icing, pipe the laces onto your football.

Marshmallows #Chocolate4TheWin #shop

Snickers Crispy Football #Chocolate4TheWin #shop

So, I loved the way the football turned out with that nice brown football color, but what is even better is that it tasted AWESOME!  It was seriously so good that I was really glad I made the extra mini footballs because that meant I had some set aside to eat all by myself!  If you don’t necessarily want a big centerpiece dessert for your party, you can make lots of little footballs instead so that they can be just grab and eat.  We simply used a knife to cut apart our big football.

MARS Snickers #Chocolate4thewin #shop

To add extra treats to our dessert spread, I served up lots of full size SNICKERS bars, as well as the Twix, M&Ms, Milky Way and 3 Musketeers bars from the 105 count variety bag in cute little metal buckets that I picked up at the craft store.  They can be easily refilled to make sure you never run out of chocolate!

SNICKERS Rice Crispy Treat Football 2 #Chocolate4TheWin #shop#Chocolate4TheWin #CollectiveBias


About Chrysa

Chrysa is the founder and owner of, a site dedicated to living a fabulous life on a frugal budget. Her approach is that by spending less on the boring everyday stuff, you can have more money to splurge on the things you REALLY want, whether it’s travel, fashion, electronics – you name it! Chrysa is married, has a 9-year old nephew she dotes on, as well as three lovable cats and a big sweetie of a German Shepherd.


  1. What a fun idea for game day! I am going to have to try these.

  2. These look SO yummy. I work at a university and football is big here. I’ll have to try this for my colleagues one weekend. 🙂

  3. What a great way to incorporate the candies AND a football shape. I love it!

  4. It’s football season! This is such a great idea for football parties of all sorts.

  5. that sounds amazing. I’d eat anything that was snickers flavored

  6. OH my gosh that looks so yummy!!! I’ve never thought about using Snickers but it sounds AMAZING!!

  7. Oh my gosh yum! I cant believe football season is already here. My little brother had his first scrimmage on friday.

  8. That looks like such a fun idea! I love Snickers and love Rice Krispies Treats. Thanks for sharing.

  9. I love this! My kids make their own rice crispy treats, so this will be a fun challenge for them. I think I’d like mine with Twix!

  10. What a cute idea and fun recipe! I will definitely have to add this to one of our menus for tailgating!

  11. That is a really cute snack idea. My Daughter and her boyfriend are always throwing a get together during football season. She would be very surprised if I came walking in with this treat.

  12. This just made my mouth water. HAHA. It looks so absolutely good, and easy to do. I will have to try!

  13. I love seeing all these Snickers recipes. This looks great and the football mold looks fantastic. Great job .

  14. Snickers + rice kripies treats + football = winner, winner Snickers dinner! I can’t wait to make this for our next football night!

  15. What a fun, cute recipe! My daughter loves snickers and rice krispies treats, and the guys in my life love football. I know what I’ll be making this season!

  16. We are big football fans in our house and this snickers rice crispy football looks like such a fun treat! I love the snickers incorporation, I think it takes it to an entirely different level.

  17. That football turned out so cute! I’ll have to try it this fall!

  18. Umm… this absolutely looks delicious! Rice Crispy AND Snickers?! Heaven!

  19. snickers AND krispy treats? for reaL? I love this!

  20. That sounds so good. I’ve been on this chocolate kick lately and you are not helping! LOL!

  21. Cute Rice Krispies Treat Football! Great to serve for the Football Fanatics! (Well after they have had a chance to digest the pizza and beer of course, LOL!)

  22. shelly peterson says:

    What a yummy and fun idea! but I would make this recipe anytime of the year.

  23. That looks so yummy. I didn’t even know you could make these. I bet you could do something similar with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.

  24. My boys would love this because they are starting football soon. You can’t beat anything with Snickers!

  25. What a fun looking idea! I love it! Perfect for football season

  26. This turned out so good! My family would love to enjoy this on game day!

  27. Great idea! I love anything involving Rice Krispie Treats! I’m also trying to figure out what to serve at my own football party!

  28. Your football looks perfect. What a fun way to kick of the season.

  29. I used to enjoy rice krispie treats as a kid. I cant remember the last time I made them. Adding Snickers makes me want to give them a go again!

  30. My husband would love these! He is a big snickers fan!

  31. I’m way impressed with the football! That is so cool…and looks delish!

  32. Perfect for Fantasy Football Draft parties (we’re hosting ours Sunday). I love it!

  33. Oh my goodness this looks delicious! Now I need a treat 🙂

  34. Great idea! I’ll have to make this to enjoy as we sit back and watch our Chiefs disseminate all the other teams 😉

  35. Rice Krispie Treats and Snickers – two of my fav snacks! This will be perfect for an upcoming Chiefs Game!

  36. Amy Desrosiers says:

    i love that you made Snickers rice treats because I never even thought of that! We love Snickers so this is a must!

  37. Well that sounds right up my sweet tooth alley! I love the theme of it too!

  38. Football, snickers rice krispies treats, and the family watching a game together. Sounds like the perfect day to me.


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