Sunday, March 27, 2011

Caramel Vanilla Rice Krispies

Sunday is treat day at my house. Okay, most days are treat days at my house, but we especially always want a treat on Sunday. Last Sunday was no exception.
Everyone knows the standard rice krispie treat recipe, right? Wrong. Up until last Sunday, I had never made rice krispie treats. Eaten more than my fair share? Definitely. Made them myself? No. So when I text Kim for the recipe, she text-laughed back at me. So I Googled it instead, and then did a smidgen of modifying.
I have had this bag of Caramel & Vanilla mallows in my cupboard for a while now. Not sure why we bought them, but I'm glad we did! I can't believe how much of a difference they made in our rice krispies!
image from here

I used these in my krispies, and they are heavenly! Also, I upped the butter a bit, which always helps. So if you, like me, have never made rice krispie treats, here is my version, which is actually almost identical to the original. I like my krispies ooey and gooey rather than hard and crunchy, so if you like the same, here is my version!

3 C. Rice Krispies
24ish Caramel & Vanilla mallows
2 Tbsp. butter

In a saucepan, melt butter and then add mallows. I was worried the mallows wouldn't melt, but after stirring for longer than I expected to (3-4 minutes), they melted. Once they did, I poured the mixture on top of my pre-measured krispies and then pressed them into a Pammed 9X9 pan. Make sure you pour the mixture on the krispies and not the krispies into the pan/mixture (they will get to hot and turn out hard and crunchy).


Debbie Maples said...


mary said...

The strawberry marshmallows are good too :)