To make the original recipe Kellogg's Rice Krispies treats, melt 3 tablespoons butter over low heat, and stir in one 10-ounce package of marshmallows. Heat until everything melts. Add 6 cups of Kellogg's Rice Krispies cereal, mix to coat the cereal, and press it into a greased 13-inch pan. Cool, cut into squares, and serve.Continue Reading
Variations on the recipe include using one 7-ounce jar of marshmallow creme instead of marshmallows or using Kellogg's Cocoa Krispies instead of Rice Krispies. Alternatively, add 1/2 cup of peanut butter to the melted butter and marshmallow mixture to make Peanut Butter treats.
Chocolate Scotcheroos is a popular variant of the Rice Krispies treats recipe. To make these bars, stir 1 cup light corn syrup and 1 cup sugar over medium heat until the mixture boils, and then remove the mixture from the heat. Add 1 cup peanut butter and 6 cups of Rice Krispies or Cocoa Krispies, and mix the ingredients to coat the cereal. Press the mixture into a greased 13-inch pan, and set it aside to cool. Stir 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips and 1 cup butterscotch chips over low heat until melted, and spread over the Rice Krispies treats in the pan. Cool until the mixture is firm, and cut into bars.Learn more about Cooking