Rice Krispie Cupcake Treats

Pat Duran


Just another wonderful treat to make for the kids; big or little- for a holiday treat. Frosting can be colored to suit the holiday- like this one for Valentine's Day!
Simply Delicious!

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makes 12
5 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


1/4 c
butter or margarine
5 c
mini marshmallows or 40 large ones
1 tsp
6 c
rice krispie cereal- more or less


1 can(s)
creamy whitte frosting, regular frosting not the starter( duncan hines creamy white )
envelope strawberry shortcake powder mix(duncan hines frosting creations)

How to Make Rice Krispie Cupcake Treats


  • 1Prepare a 12 cup muffin tin , by heavily buttering bottom and sides; set aside.
    Combine butter, and mini marshmallows in a saucepan over medium heat stirring until blended and smooth. Stir in vanilla.
  • 2Remove from heat.
    Place the rice krispies in a large buttered bowl; quickly pour marshmallow mixture over rice krispies and stir gently with a large buttered wooden spoon or with buttered hands- being careful - of the hot marshmallow mixture.
  • 3Place the mixture evenly into the muffin cups and chill for 10 minutes.
    I find it is easier to empty the can of frosting into a bowl and then add the powdered mixture to that. Stir well until completely blended.
    Place frosting in decorator bag fitted with star point or just put in a plastic bag and cut a small hole in one corner and squeeze frosting onto little cakes. Enjoy! Kids will love these... of course they will lick the frosting off first! LOL

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About Rice Krispie Cupcake Treats

Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids