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Rice Krispie Treats

Rice Krispie Treats

The BEST Rice Krispie Treats – soft and chewy, with lots of sticky, gooey threads of marshmallows melting in your mouth. This recipe makes just a few modifications to the classic treat to create something extraordinary! 
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Rice Krispie Treats
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 96kcal
Author Kathleen


  • 10 Tablespoon Butter
  • 3 10 Ounce Bags~Mini Marshmallow ~ Divided
  • 12 Cups Rice Krispies Cereal
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt


  • Line a 9 X 13-inch pan with aluminum foil, allowing 2-3 inches to extend over long sides. Spray generously with nonstick cooking spray.
  •  Measure out 4 cups of marshmallows and set aside and reserve.
  • In a large saucepan, over low heat, melt butter. When the butter is melted add the marshmallows (excluding the 4 reserved cups) and continue to cook, stirring constantly, until marshmallows are just melted. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and salt. Gently fold in cereal and coat evenly, then fold in the reserved 4 cups marshmallows.
  • Spoon mixture into the prepared pan and gently press into an even layer. Let the mixture come to room temperature and set. Then cut and serve.


Calories: 96kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 163mg | Potassium: 17mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1075IU | Vitamin C: 8.8mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 4.3mg