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Sixteen square of rice krispie treats with marshmallows sprinkled all over.

The Ultimate Rice Krispie Treats

This is The Ultimate Rice Krispie Treat recipe, better than the rest! Loaded with extra marshmallows, extra butter, vanilla extract and a pinch of salt and made in under 10 minutes. The perfect birthday treat, school snack or just because!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Dessert
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Resting Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 16 squares
Calories: 271kcal


  • 8 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 12 Cups Mini Marshmallows
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 12 Cups Rice Krispie Cereal
  • 2 Cups Mini Marshmallows


  • Prepare a 9x9 inch square cake pan with non-stick cooking spray and line with parchment paper; set aside
  • In a large stockpot, melt the butter and mini marshmallows over low heat until the marshmallows are melted
  • Stir in the vanilla extract and salt
  • Remove the pot from the heat and stir in the Rice Krispie cereal and mix until fully combined
  • Stir in the additional 2 cups of mini marshmallows to the Rice Krispie Treat mixture
  • Using a spatula or wood spoon, scoop the mixture into the prepared pan
  • Using a piece of parchment paper, press the mixture down into the pan into an even layer and allow the Rice Krispie Treats to cool for approximately 30 minutes
  • Remove the rice krispie treats from the pan and cut them into 16 squares, serve and enjoy! (If you are not serving right away, wrap the rice krispie treats in cellophane to keep soft and fresh)


Serving: 16squares | Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 292mg | Potassium: 31mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 1572IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 6mg
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