Kellogg's® Rice Krispies Treats® Original

Kellogg's® Rice Krispies Treats® Original

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"The kids can help make these classic treats using a microwave. Great for an after school snack or when watching a movie."
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10 m servings
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



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  1. Melt margarine in large saucepan over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.
  2. Add Kellogg's(R) Rice Krispies(R) cereal. Stir until well coated.
  3. Using buttered spatula or waxed paper, press mixture evenly into 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Cut into 2-inch squares when cool. Best if served the same day.


  • In a large microwave safe bowl, heat margarine and marshmallows at HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Follow steps 2 and 3 above. Microwave cooking times may vary.
  • Notes
  • For best results, use fresh marshmallows.
  • 1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow creme can be substituted for regular marshmallows.
  • Diet, reduced calorie or tub margarine is not recommended.
  • Store no more than two days in airtight container.
  • For nutrition information and more great recipes, visit
  • (R), TM, (C) 2007 Kellogg NA Co.


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There are a couple of "secrets" to making the perfect gooey Rice Krispie Treats: (1) the stovetop is THE way to go (2) you HAVE to melt the butter sloooowly and make sure it doesn't turn brown ...

I only make rice krispies for Valentines day. I add red (or pink) Wilton's concentrated paste icing colour to the melted marshmallows, about 1/4 TSP. Incorporate the red tinted marshmallows to...

Pressing the squares into the dish with waxed paper is an ingenious idea. I took a hint from the recipe on the marshmallow bag and added a teaspoon of vanilla to the melted marshmallows. This ...

Can't go wrong with a good rice Krispie treat, I say!! My version gets a five star, though. I add about 1/3 cup of mini M&M's sprinkled in while spreading so they don't melt. Delicious and color...

Try it with Cocoa Krispies--it's very yummy that way!

Very good with 1/2 tsp. vanilla stirred into the melted marshmallow. Also spray one hand with cooking spray to press down in the pan with no mess & no stickiness. This is the best if eaten all i...

You almost can't get any better than this! For an extra something special I like to frost them with 3/4 C butterscotch chips and 1 1/2 C semi-sweet chips, melted.

I kept looking at the cute photo of the hearts and had to try making these. I made it in the microwave and after the 2 minutes the marshmallows blew up! Ugh, what a mess that was! I should've ta...

I've never used exact measurements for rice krispies treats, but this one is a winner. I did however use about a cup less of cereal, because we like our treats extra gooey!!!