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Aug 15 2016
9 months ago
6:00 PM MDT

Take Your Rice Krispies Treats to the Next LEVEL

Aug 15, 2016 @ 6:00 PM MDT
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If you love to indulge in a good old fashioned Rice Krispies treat, take your batch to the next level with these simple tips! They will come out even better than the recipe on the cereal box- Promise!

1.) Butter is Your Best Friend

Use more butter and even more marshmallows for a chewy, gooey, melt in your mouth treat.

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2.) Add this Secret Ingredient

Add Vanilla Extract to the melted butter for fantastic flavor! It’s SO worth the extra step.

Use Vanilla in Rice Krispies Treats

3.) Use an 8×8 Cake Pan

Who wants a puny thin square to bite into? Use a smaller pan for a yummy, extra thick treat.

Rice Krispies Treats Recipe

4.) Butter Your Pan First

This will prevent treats from sticking to the pan , and also don’t forget to butter your spatula or fingers before pressing them into the pan for ease and less mess.

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5.) Melt Marshmallows LOW and SLOW

To avoid hard treats, melt marshmallows on the stove on LOW and take your time. Also, add the cereal while there are still lumps.

Melting Marshmallows

6.) Fresh Marshmallows are Best

Use soft and fresh marshmallows for best results. It will be like biting into a cloud of fluffy goodness. Yes, really.

Secrets to great Rice Crispies Treats

Gooey & Soft Rice Krispies Treats

Ingredients:

6 cups Rice Krispies Cereal (I just dump in 1/2 box of the 12 oz. size)
4 Tablespoons Butter
16 oz. bag mini marshmallows
1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Directions:

Grease 8×8 pan with butter and set aside. In a large saucepan on the stove, melt butter and add vanilla extract. Stir in marshmallows and melt SLOW and on LOW heat. Add cereal while marshmallows are still a little lumpy, yet melted, and remove from heat. Stir until combined and press mixture into pan. Let cool and cut into squares. That’s it!

YUM-O! 😋

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Written by Lina for Hip2Save. Lina is a proud mom of 2 small kids who loves photography, all holidays, cooking, thrift store makeovers, bargain shopping, and DIY makeovers. Her goal is to create a beautiful life and stylish home on a dime! To see all of Lina’s DIY/Crafts created just for Hip2Save, click here.

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