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Rice Krispie Treat recipe- finished. Made in the microwave.
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The Best Rice Krispie Treat Recipe

This truly is The BEST Rice Krispie Treat Recipe out there! All done easily and quickly in the microwave, plus a secret to making pressing the treats into the pan easy, with NO STICKING to your hands! You are 5 minutes away from the best Rice Krispie Treats of your LIFE!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 24 squares
Author Karli Bitner


  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 2 10.5 oz bags mini marshmallows divided
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 8 cups Rice Krispie Cereal


  • Spray a 9x13 pan with non-stick spray. Set aside.
  • In an extra large bowl, measure out the 8 cups of Rice Krispie Cereal. Set aside.
  • In a separate large microwave safe bowl, microwave the butter until completely melted. (about 45 seconds)
  • Add one entire bag of marshmallows, plus 1/3 of the second bag of marshmallows to the bowl with melted butter. Stir to coat the marshmallows in the melted butter.
  • Microwave for 1 minute, stirring at the 30 seconds mark. 
  • Add the vanilla to the bowl and stir until well combined and smooth. 
  • Pour the melted marshmallow mixture into the bowl with the Rice Krispie Cereal. Stir until well combined. 
  • Fold in the remaining 2/3 bag of marshmallows. 
  • Pour the Rice Krispie treat mixture into the prepared 9x13 pan. 
  • Wet your hands with water and then gently press the Rice Krispie Treats into the pan. 
  • Enjoy!!