These rainbow frosted graham crackers are such a fun treat and activity. Made with love and colorful candies, every bite is as sweet as the moments spent making them.
These little rainbow snacks are incredibly simple to pull together and only require a few moments of your time to make. You’ve never seen easy desserts with graham crackers look this much good. Grab the kids and lay out the ingredients and allow everyone to join in on the fun of making these sweet rainbow crackers.
Rainbow treats for kids
Made with graham crackers, mini marshmallows, frosting, and a stripe of rainbow-colored airheads, these treats are packed with sweet fun in every bite. They come together very quickly and are almost as much fun to make as they are to eat. You’re going to love this frosted graham crackers recipe.
Rainbow Frosted Graham Cracker Ingredients
-Marshmallows: 36 mini marshmallows will help to give our crackers a little puffy cloud appearance.
-Graham crackers: You will need 3 sheets of graham crackers. Any brand will do.
-Airheads: To give us a rainbow, we want to use the Airhead Extremes Belts. These are colorful strips of candy you can find in almost any grocery store. Prep them by placing something heavy on top to flatten them before use.
-Frosting: One cup of prepared white frosting, either homemade or from a storebought container will be enough to coat all of your graham crackers.
-Blue food coloring: You will want about ½ teaspoon of blue gel food coloring. You can use any blue shade preferred and the amount will vary until you achieve the desired hue.
How to Make Rainbow After School Snack
Gently break the graham cracker sheets in half so that there are now 6 pieces.
Cut the airhead belts in half so that there are 6 pieces.
Place your frosting into a small bowl and mix together with the blue food dye until the color is achieved and no white streaks remain.
Place your frosting into a frosting bag with a fitted tip and then place a little line of dollops of frosting onto the graham squares.
Fold your airhead belt pieces into an arch like a rainbow and place the ends gently into the frosting on each graham cracker.
Around the end of each rainbow side, place 3 mini marshmallows for a total of 6 marshmallows per cracker. Enjoy!
Rainbow After School Snack
- 36 Mini Marshmallows
- 3 Graham Cracker Sheets
- 3 Airhead Xtremes Belts
- 1 Cup White Frosting
- ½ Teaspoon Blue Gel Food Dye
- Gently break the graham cracker sheets in half to make 6 squares.
- Cut the airhead belts in half to make 6 pieces.
- Place the frosting in a small bowl with the blue dye and mix until no white streaks remain.
- Place the frosting in a bag with the frosting tip, and place little lined up dollops of the frosting across the graham cracker squares.
- Fold the Airhead belt pieces into a rainbow shape and place the ends, gently into the frosting on each graham cracker.
- Around each end of the rainbow, place 3 mini marshmallows, for a total of 6 marshmallows on each square. Enjoy!
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How long are rainbow frosted graham crackers good for?
These will keep for two days in a sealed container in the fridge. They don’t do well sitting out since the frosting wants to melt.
What frosting tip should I use?
If using frosting bags you will want to use Ateco tip #860. You can also just spread the frosting on the crackers using a butter knife, but a frosting tip makes it appear smoother.
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These rainbow frosted graham crackers are the perfect after-school snack for kids and a treat perfect for holidays like St. Patrick’s Day too.
Frosted Rainbow Graham Cracker snacks made with marshmallows, frosting, & a rainbow candy stripe atop a cracker; these treats are packed with sweet fun in every bite.