Individual Rice Krispie Treat (Microwave)

Total Time
Prep 1 min
Cook 1 min

This is a classic treat, but it is usually made in a big batch. I came up with this individual version one day when I was scouring the pantry for something sweet. I guess you can pat it into a square if you REALLY want to be authentic, but that would probably be quite messy, time-consuming, and it's easier to just eat it right out of the bowl.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup Rice Krispies (generic works fine)
  • 12 cup mini marshmallows
  • 34 teaspoon butter (I used buttery spread made with yogurt-Brummel & Brown's)


  1. Put the marshmallows and the butter in a medium bowl, and microwave it for about 20 seconds on HIGH. The marshmallows will puff a lot.
  2. Take the bowl out of the microwave, and stir in the cereal, making sure it is all coated in marshmallow.
  3. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

Awesome!! I used I Can't Believe It's Not Butter (Light) spread. I bought Rice Krispies for another recipe and since I hardly ever eat cereal for breakfast I was trying to think of other ways to use it up. I didn't want to make a full 13x9 pan of Krispie treats since I know I'd eat them all within a few days but if I make these I can more easily spread that out over a few weeks (or months!) Thanks Greeny! :)

flower7 July 25, 2011

This was made, sampled, photographed and reviewed by the selfless, sacrificing DH because the dummy who tagged it is diabetic and WW and can't touch stuff like this. It made a very generous single serving or about four standard squares. The flavor was just what you remember and love. The texture was a bit loose but might have set up if allowed time to cool completely. Easy, fun, classic, and tasty! Made for PAC.

Lavender Lynn March 18, 2011

I used unsalted butter. It's a great recipe to do for a small dessert. It was eaten by me, DS and DH. So yummy. Thanks Greeny :) Made for cookbook tag game

Boomette January 09, 2011