Sunday, April 19, 2009

Bookmarked Recipes - Rice Krispies Treats

I've been cleaning out my cupboards trying to use up some of the extra baking supplies that have accumulated over the last few months. I came across a bag of mini marshmallows and I knew that there was half of a large box of Rice Krispies left over from my kids. Since I needed to make something for their school lunches anyway, Rice Krispies treats seemed to be the perfect answer.

It's been quite a while since we've eaten these treats. My daughter was so excited that I was going to make them for her. She's lost two teeth this weekend for a total of 3 missing now. Finding things that she can (and will) eat has been a bit tricky. lol!

I went to the Kellogg's website and followed the directions for the original Rice Krispies Treats. Nothing could be any simpler. :)

3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 package (10 oz., about 40) regular marshmallows
- OR -
4 cups miniature marshmallows
6 cups Rice Krispies

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.

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.

I'm submitting this as a favorite Bookmarked Recipe this week!

Be sure to check back here tomorrow because I am hosting this week's round up!

It's not too late to join us this week! It's EASY & FUN!!

Here's what you have to do:

To take part here's what you do.......
1. Pick a recipe from a book/magazine/blog/website/tv show and make it. (Note you can only submit 1 recipe per week)

2. Blog about it
- include where you got the recipe in your blog post (including a link to their website if possible)
- include a link to this post or this blog in your blog post
- include the logo (see above) for Bookmarked Recipes in your blog post
- include a photo of your recreation on your blog post

3. Email bookmarkedrecipes[AT]gmail[DOT]com with the following information:
- Your name and where you're from
- The name of your blog
- The permalink for your entry
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- A note of where you got your recipe from



Barbara Bakes said...

Who doesn't love a Krispie Treat! I want to try them with the new Jumbo Krispies.

Donna-FFW said...

Rice Krispies treats are one of my childrens favorite desserts. They enjoythem with choc chips. Stop by and enter my giveaway if you get a minute.

Amanda said...

That's an all time fave around here :) i haven't made them in ages!

I posted Sesame Chicken for Bookmarked Recipes. Thanks for hosting it this week!

Deeba @Passionate About Baking said...

That's delicious; how YUM it looks! I did an entry for BR this week, & I cannot remember if I sent it in. Did you get it Tami, or shall I check with Ruth?
Do let me know if you have time. Cheers Deeba

Stephanie said...

Don't you just love these easy classic recipes that never fail you??? I make these from time to time because it is just one of those recipes - never gives me trouble, and always gives me easy, tasty treats!

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