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the best rice krispie treats

a recipe by
Jody Wood
Marysville, WA

Who doesn't love Rice Krispie treats! I could eat these anytime. I also make these for the kids birthday sleepovers. I've also made them with peanut butter, or caramel or chocolate and caramel or simply just add some sprinkles.

serves 18
prep time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For the best rice krispie treats

  • 5 Tbsp
  • 8 c
    mini marshmallows divided
  • 6 c
    rice kripsie cereal
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt (optional)

How To Make the best rice krispie treats

  • 1
    Line a 9x9-inch pan with aluminum foil. Spray foil with non-stick spray, set aside.
  • 2
    In a large pot, over medium-low heat, melt the butter. Once butter is melted add 6 cups mini marshmallows and salt (if using). Stir constantly until marshmallows are melted.
  • 3
    Remove from heat and stir in Rice Krispie cereal. Stir until just barely coated in marshmallow mixture. Now stir in the remaining 2 cups of mini marshmallows.
  • 4
    Pour mixture into prepared pan and press evenly into the pan.
  • 5
    Allow to cool completely before cutting into squares. Serve and enjoy! NOTES Squares stay good stored in a large ziplock bag for up to 2 days.

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