This Woman Makes Amazing Edible Art with Rice Krispies Treats

09/03/2014 at 04:44 PM ET

Courtesy Mister_Krisp/Instagram

Snap, crackle, art!

When a surfer friend asked Jessica Siskin to bring dessert to a dinner party last fall, the non-baking New Yorker got clever and made a giant Rice Krispies treat shaped like a surfboard and decorated with food coloring.

And a business was born.

Courtesy Mister_Krisp/Instagram

The reaction from other dinner guests was so positive that Siskin started making more Krispies creations, eventually quitting her job at Elizabeth and James, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen‘s fashion company, and opening a business, Mister Krisp. Today she makes five or six designs a day, many customized.

Courtesy Mister_Krisp/Instagram

Her Instagram feed displays her edible art work, many based on fashion, food or pop culture, like an Hermès Birkin handbag, a cheese platter, an old-fashioned radio, Sesame Street’s Elmo and even a bow of ice cream. (We got a kick from the clearly Photoshopped image of Ashley Olsen carrying a Mister Krisp handbag.)

Though she’s planning to grow her business and is setting up a website, Siskin enjoys the low –tech approach of communicating with customers through an email address on her Instagram.

Courtesy Mister_Krisp/Instagram

Courtesy Mister_Krisp/Instagram

Got an idea for a design? Siskin can probably make it happen with a little cereal and a lot of creativity!

—Nancy Mattia

Want more stories like this?

Sign up for our newsletter and other special offers:

sign me up

Thank you for signing up!

FILED UNDER: Dessert , Food , Stuff We Love

Share this story:

Your reaction:

Add A Comment reserves the right to remove comments at their discretion.

Showing 6 comments

Selena on

The purse looks bad. Elmo is ok. Not a fan of a lot of food dye. Like my rice krispie treats straight up!

rlb237 on

That top photo looks like ground beef. Ew.

DaisyMoon on

The bag doesn’t look like the texture of R. Krispies.
It looks like there’s engorged blood vessels running through it…gross.

Alayna on

Omg! This is super cute!

Click That Link on

Microsoft announced Forza Motorsport 6: Apex last month at a media event held by the company to discuss their future plans for PC gaming. I hope this article will give you a little heads up knowledge on what is out there and not completely scare you into a world where the internet is bad. In fact the top producers employ systems and strategies to build connection and relationship with prospects long before trying to sell them on their primary business opportunity.

Shayne Grabner on

medical billing software

Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters