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Rainbow Rice Krispie Treats With a Secret Ingredient!

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Rice Krispie treats packed with colorful sprinkles and a special secret ingredient

Rice Krispie treats packed with colorful sprinkles and a special secret ingredient

Level Up Your Rice Krispie Treats

These rainbow Rice Krispie treats are a kid favorite in our house. Chewy, sweet, and full of festive sprinkles, they are perfect for any party or get-together. The secret ingredient is vanilla extract, which takes these to the next level!

Cook Time

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5 min

10 min

15 min

8-10 servings

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Ingredients

  • 5 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • 1 (10-oz) package mini marshmallows
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (this is the secret ingredient!)
  • 1/4 cup rainbow sprinkles
Perfect potluck treats

Perfect potluck treats

Instructions

  1. Spray a 9x13 pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Melt butter in a pot on low heat.
  3. Once butter is mostly melted, add in the entire package of marshmallows and stir to coat.
  4. Continue to stir periodically until the marshmallows are mostly melted. Turn off the heat. Add salt, vanilla extract, and Rice Krispies.
  5. Stir quickly to incorporate all ingredients and coat the cereal in marshmallows.
  6. Pour the Rice Krispie mixture into the pan. Using wet hands, gently press the mixture to flatten.
  7. Pour the sprinkles on top and refrigerate until the treats have cooled.
  8. Once cooled, cut the treats into squares and enjoy!

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Layered with other desserts for a delicious tower of treats!

Layered with other desserts for a delicious tower of treats!

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