Rice Krispies Treats

RICE KRISPIES TREATS

  • 3 tablespoons   butter or margarine   Note: Diet, reduced calorie or tub margarine is not recommended
  • 1 package (10 oz., about 40) regular marshmallows (4 cups   miniature marshmallows OR – 1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow crème can be substituted for regular marshmallows)  Note:  For best results, use fresh marshmallows
  • 6 cups   Rice Krispies®

VARIATIONS:

  • Add 1 package Nestle Toll House Morsels when adding Rice Krispies to marshmallow mixture.
  • Add 1 package Reece’s Peanut Butter Chips when adding Rice Krispies.  to the marshmallow mixture.
  • Add 1/2 pkg of Nestle Toll House Morsels and 1/2 package of Reece’s Peanut Butter Chips when adding Rice Krispies to marshmallow mixture.
  • Add 1 package M & M’s candies when adding Rice Krispies.  to the marshmallow mixture.
  • Add 1 package Butterscotch Morsels when adding Rice Krispies.  to the marshmallow mixture.
  • Add walnuts, peanuts, pecans, almonds or other nuts when adding Rice Krispies.  to the marshmallow mixture.
1. In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.
2. Add KELLOGG’S RICE KRISPIES cereal. Stir until well coated.

3. Using buttered spatula or wax paper evenly press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Cool. Cut into 2-inch squares. Best if served the same day.

MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS:
In microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Follow steps 2 and 3 above. Microwave cooking times may vary.

Additional Notes:

  • Store no more than two days at room temperature in airtight container.
  • To freeze, place in layers separated by wax paper in airtight container. Freeze for up to 6 weeks. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before serving.

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