Rice Krispies Squares
Vanilla extract and cashews add extra flavor to this easy-to-make treat. You can replace the cashews with peanuts or pecans if desired.
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 8
- ½ stick unsalted butter
- 4 cups regular-size marshmallows
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 6 cups Kellogg's Rice Krispies cereal
- 1 cup salted cashews
Place the butter in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high heat for 45 seconds, and then for 15 seconds at a time or as needed until the butter is melted.
Stir in the marshmallows and the vanilla extract. Microwave on high heat for 45 seconds. Continue microwaving and stirring until the marsh-mallows are melted.
Stir in the Rice Krispies and the cashews.
Spread out the mixture in a greased 9″ × 13″ pan
Serve immediately or chill until ready to serve.
Rice Krispies — Perfect for Desserts
Invented by employees at Kellogg's in the late 1930s, the original Rice Krispies dessert consisted of Rice Krispies cereal, marshmallows, and melted butter. Today, recipes abound for more elaborate versions with peanut butter, chocolate, coconut, or even ice cream.