Rice krispie treats

Rice krispie treats: Soft and melt-in-your-mouth delicious. Image: Marele van Zyl

Rice krispie treats: Spoil your little ones with this sweet delight

Soft, fluffy with a delicious crunch, these rice krispie treats are one of those recipes that you can prepare with the kids.

Rice krispie treats

Rice krispie treats: Soft and melt-in-your-mouth delicious. Image: Marele van Zyl

Whip together an easy sweet treat for the family. These rice krispie treats are soft, fluffy with a delicious crunch thanks to the rice krispie cereal. If you have never tried this sweet bite, you will fall in love with the taste after the first bite.

It is so easy to prepare these rice krispie treats that you might want to get your kids to join you in the kitchen. This is an excellent way to develop their culinary skills. Once you have made these sweet treats with them, they may ask you every week to do it with them!

Preparing rice krispie treats will not even take an hour of your time. If you are a seasoned cook, you may even be able to do it in 30 minutes. This is also one of those recipes where you should consider preparing a double batch as these little treats tend to disappear faster than you could have whipped them together.

Rice krispie treats recipe

5 from 2 votes
Recipe by Marele van Zyl Course: SnacksCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
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  • ½ cup ½ butter

  • 1 packet 1 mini marshmallows

  • 1 packet 1 large marshmallows

  • 6 cups 6 rice krispie cereal


  • Line an 8×8 or 9×9 baking dish with parchment paper or foil.
  • Melt the butter in a large pot over low heat.
  • Once melted add the bag of large marshmallows. Stir until they are all melted.
  • Add rice krispie cereal and stir a bit.
  • Remove from heat and stir in mini marshmallows.
  • Stir until all of the cereal is coated.
  • Press rice krispie mix into prepared dish.
  • Let rice krispie treats sit for about 30 minutes and then cut into squares.


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