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How To Make Crispy Rice Treats

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Updated May 10, 2003

This classic treat is a favorite for many twins and multiples. The treats are easy to prepare and the process offers many opportunities for little helpers to lend a hand.
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: 15 minutes

Here's How:

  1. Melt 3 tablespoons of margarine in a large saucepan.
  2. Add marshmallows -- about 40 regualar sizes marshmallows (a 10 oz. bag) or 4 cups of mini marshmallows.
  3. Stir until marshmallows are completely melted.
  4. Remove from heat and add 6 cups of crispy rice cereal (such as Kellogg's Rice Krispies).
  5. Stir until cereal is coated.
  6. Lightly coat a 9"-x-13" pan with cooking spray.
  7. Press mixture into prepared pan, using a buttered spoon to compress.
  8. When cool, cut into squares.

Tips:

  1. Best served within one day.
  2. You can melt the butter and marshmallows in the microwave by heating on HIGH for 2 - 3 minutes, stopping occasionally to stir.
  3. Use a pizza wheel cutter to cut into bars.

What You Need

  • saucepan
  • butter or margaine
  • marshmallows
  • crispy rice cereal
  • 9"-x-13" pan

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