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Friday, April 9, 2010

Rice Krispie "Pizza"


I may be a little behind the times with this one, but I thought this was absolutely wonderful and unique. I had never seen anything like this before.

One of our students was recently celebrating his "unbirthday" day at school. All the children get to bring a special treat on their special day. This little boy brought in a "pizza." At first glance I really though it was a pizza. It was on on a covered tray and looked just like pepperoni pizza.

On further review we found it was a Rice Krispie Treat pizza. I wasn't sure how well it would go over with the class, but they ate it all--they loved it. I have to thank N's parents immensely for this wonderful idea.

For the pizza they had made Rice Krispie Treats mixture and pressed it out into a pizza shape.

Then they added the "sauce" which was strawberry jelly.

On top of that was the "cheese." This was frosting, slightly tinted yellow and sparingly sprinkled with green sugar crystals for the "seasonings."

The final touch were the "pepperoni." These were Fruit Roll-Ups/fruit leather cut into circles.

The pizza was then cut into triangles and passed out. All enjoyed a wonderful new treat.

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8 comments:

gisele.artes said...

What a great idea! And it looks very yummy!

artsy_momma said...

That turned out awesome! I am making a pizza cake tomorrow for our pizza party on Sunday.... hope it turns out as well as the rice crispy one :)

Scott said...

I've never seen this. What a fun idea for a different special treat.

Teacher Tom said...

If you're behind, then I'm way out of the picture!

I can see why the kids would like it, but I'm pretty sure it would make me a little queasy. In fact, just the thought of jelly, fruit rolls and marshmallows is sort of getting to me . . . =)

Teaching Heart Mom said...

this is such a cute idea. thanks for sharing!

Deborah (Teach Preschool) said...

I will definitely have to take your word for it:)

Miller Moments said...

That is brilliant!

katherinemarie said...

sooooo fantastic!!!!!!!! I've never seen one and I love it. :):)