Friday, May 30, 2008
Favorite Ingredients Friday (Rice Krispie Treats, soft & gooey)

Good Friday to you all! It's time for another Favorite Ingredients Friday recipe exchange! I'm so sorry I missed last week with no notice.  It was a long holiday weekend and I got busy with my family!  I hope you understand.  If any of you would like to re-post recipes that you might have published last week, please feel free to do so!

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Yesterday I decided to make Rice Krispie Treats with my son and I looked on the Kellog's cereal box and couldn't find the recipe.  I know what the three ingredients are, I just didn't know the proper measurements.  So, I went online and looked for the recipe and discovered that I had more marshmallows than needed.  So, I did another Google search for rice krispie treats recipe with 16 oz. bag of marshmallows.  Lo and behold, a user published her doubled recipe on Allrecipes.com.

Here's what the user makeiteasy4me came up with.

Kellog's Rice Krispie Treats (the soft and gooey kind)

Ingredients:
11.5 cups Rice Krispies (a 12 oz. box gives you just enough)
1 whole stick of butter
16 oz bag of mini marshmallows (I only had the large ones and they worked fine)

Directions:
Melt the butter sloooowly in a large pot on the stovetop. Make sure the butter doesn't turn brown at all.  If the butter gets brown, the treats will be dry. Mix in the marshmallows and melt them just as slowly. Add Rice Krispies a cup at a time, stirring constantly. My little helper poured while I stirred. Grease a 13x9 pan with cold butter and then spread the Rice Krispie Treat mixture into the pan and let cool before cutting. Since this is a double batch, you'll probably fill the pan to the top, which gives you nice and thick treats! These are quite soft and gooey, even after they've cooled!

Now, I look forward to seeing your Favorite Ingredients Friday recipe! I won't be able to visit your recipes right away but fear not, I will stop by to visit your recipe as soon as I can!

Don't forget to link your specific recipe post link on Mr. Linky so I can see what's cooking at your house!

Oh, and be sure to put the title of your recipe in parenthesis! It makes it so much quicker for me to go back and search for recipes as I build my weekly menu.

For guidelines and my past Favorite Ingredients Friday recipes, click here.

Thanks so much for your participation. I do appreciate it!

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7 Comments:
At 5:37 AM, Blogger Carey said...

My kids love these. I think i might make these this weekend.

 
At 6:22 AM, Blogger Betsy said...

Love them!

 
At 6:24 AM, Blogger Kathleen Marie said...

I haven't made these in a long time...Sounds so yummy! Have a great day!

 
At 6:31 AM, Blogger ~TAMY 3 Sides of Crazy~ said...

YUMMY!!

 
At 7:34 AM, Anonymous chris said...

A staple treat for the kiddies and the kiddies at heart.

 
At 8:37 AM, Anonymous Briggie said...

i love making these, they're a great treat, easy to make, inexpensive and versatile. my gang likes it when i add mini chocolate, p.butter, butterscotch, or m&m morsels...mmmmm

 
At 11:25 AM, Blogger Lauren@Baseballs&Bows said...

Can you believe I have NEVER made these! I do have the store bought kind in the pantry, but I should surprise my kids with the real deal. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

 

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