" Man" Rice Krispies Treats

Total Time
20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

The man of the house loves Rice Crispie Treats, but he always complains that I don't make thick enough or enough of them. So I have increased the original recipe to an amount that actually lasts more than 1 day !!These are soft & chewy and will stay that way if you keep them tightly covered, like in Tupperware.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 32 ounces regular size fresh marshmallows
  • 9 tablespoons butter (1/2 cup &1Tbs)
  • 1 (13 1/2 ounce) box Rice Krispies

Directions

  1. Over low heat, carefully melt butter.
  2. Add marshmallows and stir until just melted. Remove from heat, stir in cereal and spread into a 10.5 X 15 inch pan that has been buttered or sprayed.

Reviews

(7)
Most Helpful

Made these for a bake sale, made some with M&Ms on top and some with gummy frogs on top.:)

nicoleingermantown April 30, 2010

Haha! When I saw this title I thought they had to be grilled or contain steak, or something. These are awesome! The complaint is very similar in our household, and so I chose this recipe. I made 2 batches of these for a bake sale. I used 26.5 oz. mini marshmallows (one 10.5 oz. bag and one 16 oz. bag), and they were perfectly gooey. I also got a gigantic generic bag of "Crispy Rice" cereal, and used 11 1/2 cups per batch. I also added 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla and 1/2 tsp salt to each batch (I made each batch separately, not washing the nonstick pot inbetween). I kept it on the lowest simmer setting the whole time, and it took a long time for the marshmallows to melt, but that way they won't burn. Just to experiment, on the second batch, my husband and I poured mini M&Ms into it after mixing the cereal in. They melted, making chocolate "ribbons" throughout the treats. To keep them looking nice, I sprinkled some mini M&Ms on the bottom of the pan, spread the cereal mixture, then spead some mini M&Ms over the top, and gently pressed them down with a sheet of wax paper (so the shells didn't crack). Pressing the cereal into the pan with wax paper that has been lightly sprayed worked like a charm. I'm a long time eater - first time maker, if you can believe that! :) Thanks for this AWESOME, "manly" Rice Krispie Treat recipe! This is the recipe I'm gonna use from now on.

Greeny4444 November 09, 2009

Super! Very easy and made tons, which is always a big hit!

JB Wise November 06, 2007

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