The Easiest Rice Krispies Treats

The Easiest Rice Krispies Treats

Sweet, satisfying cereal treats have never been easier! Melt marshmallows and butter, toss with your favorite cereal, press into a square and serve. Or, don’t! We definitely approve of eating warm marshmallow treats straight from the Anyday dish.

All of Anyday’s recipes are tested (and retested!) in many different microwaves and home kitchens to make sure they work — and work well.

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Prep Time

3 mins

Cook Time

1 minute

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Ingredients

  • tablespoons unsalted butter, diced
  • cups (4 oz) mini marshmallows 
  • 3 cups (95g) puffed rice cereal
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Preparation

  1. Line a 8x8” tray or plate with parchment paper. 
  2. Place butter and marshmallows in the Anyday. Cover with lid (knob lifted) and cook in the microwave for 30 seconds to 1 minute or until the marshmallows fully melt when gently stirred.
  3. Add salt and stir well. Add the puffed rice cereal and mix quickly until fully incorporated. 
  4. Grease your hands with vegetable oil or cooking spray and transfer the cereal, pressing gently.
  5. Allow to cool completely, about 15 minutes. Slice into squares and serve.

Serving suggestions & tips

  • For Brown Butter Treats, brown the butter in the microwave according to this recipe.
  • For Chocolate Treats, substitute puffed rice cereal for chocolate-flavored rice cereal. 
  • For Raspberry Oat Treats, substitute puffed rice cereal for oat cereal and add freeze dried raspberries. 
  • For Chocolate & Peanut Butter Treats, stir 2 tablespoons of peanut butter into the melted marshmallow mix and add chocolate chips.