Rice Krispie Treats always remind me of being a kid. As a mom, it's an easy special snack I can throw together in a few minutes that also doesn't cost very much. Best of all, what kid turns these down? Even my kids don't!
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Perfect Gooey Rice Krispie Treats
Prep Time: None
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Keywords: boil dessert low-sodium nut-free vegetarian butter vanilla Christmas Easter Halloween Hanukkah July 4th birthday American fall spring summer winter
Ingredients (9x13 pan)
- 5 Tbsp butter, salted
- 7 cups mini marshmallows
- 6 cups crispy rice cereal
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1/4 cup any color sugar sprinkles (more for deeper color)
Melt butter over low heat, then slowly add marshmallows until they are completely melted
Pour in crispy rice cereal, vanilla and sprinkles, stirring until it's combined with the marshmallow mix
Press mixture into a 9x13 pan
Let cool then cut into squares