The Best Rice Krispie Treats
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 12 squares
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 50 large marshmallows (or 5 cups of mini marshmallows)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 6 cups Rice Krispie cereal
  • pinch of sea salt
  1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, melt butter for 1 minute. Stir until melted.
  2. Meanwhile, grease a 9" x 9" pan and line with parchment paper.
  3. Add marshmallows and toss until coated in butter. Microwave for 1 minute; stir and then microwave again for 45 seconds. Add in vanilla and stir until smooth.
  4. Add in half the cereal and mix well. Add in remaining cereal and stir until combined.
  5. Press into prepared pan. Wet a spatula and use it to press the mixture into the pan, firmly. This will help them stick together.
  6. Sprinkle top with sea salt and gently press into top.
  7. Let treats cool to room temperature, then lift from pan with parchment paper and cut into 12 squares. Store at room temperature in an airtight container for up to two days.
Recipe by Life at Cloverhill at