C T's Microwave Krispy Treats

Total Time
Prep 1 min
Cook 5 mins

So much easier than the saucepan method! Adapted from the back of a JetPuffed marshmallow package. I've used strawberry and chocolate, and it would work with plain/white if you add a small dash of vanilla. I like to top the bars with sprinkles, nuts, etc. while they're still hot in the pan (so they stick). GREAT for lunchboxes or after-school snacks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spray or grease a 9 x 13 pan.
  2. In a large microwave-safe bowl, heat butter about 45 seconds on high or until melted.
  3. Add marshmallows and stir to coat. Microwave 45 seconds on high. Stir; if not completely melted, put back in microwave for another 30 seconds. Add vanilla if using. Stir again.
  4. Add rice cereal and stir to thoroughly mix.
  5. Press mixture firmly into the pan. Cool completely before cutting into 12 or 24 squares. Wrap individually in plastic wrap and store in fridge or freezer; thaw before eating.


Most Helpful

Quick and easy! We used chocolate crispies, flavored marshmallows and Mexican vanilla. The kids loved helping.

gaylasikes June 14, 2009

What a nice and easy-to-make snack! The vanilla is a great addition. This method is so easy, why would you make rice krispy treats any other way? Thanks for sharing your recipe! Made for Fall PAC 2008

loof September 25, 2008

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