Take Your Rice Krispies Treats to the Next LEVEL
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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 my personal recipe and these simple tips! They’ll 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.
2. Add this secret ingredient.
Add Vanilla Extract to the melted butter for fantastic flavor! It’s SO worth the extra step.
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.
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.
5. Melt fresh 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. Use soft and fresh marshmallows for best results. It will be like biting into a cloud of fluffy goodness. Yes, really.
Gooey & Soft Rice Krispies Treats
yield: 6 SERVINGS
prep time: 10 MINUTES
cook time: 15 MINUTES
total time: 25 MINUTES
Try our favorite rice krispie treat recipe! These are perfect for a kids event!
- 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
YUM-O! 😋 Try these for yourself, and you’ll be hooked, too!