Browned Butter Rice Crispy Treats

So yeah….want to take your rice crispy treats up a notch?


Brown the butter first.  It transforms them into a different treat entirely.  It really gives them a depth of flavor and deep butter flavor like nothing else.

I drizzled mine with pink and red candy melts to make them more festive, but they really don’t need it.

Try it.  You won’t be sorry.

Browned Butter Rice Crispy Treats
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Browned Butter Rice Crispy Treats
Serves: 12
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 6 cups mini marshmallows
  • 6 cups rice crispies
  1. In a large pot over medium heat, melt the butter. Keep cooking the butter until it turns golden brown and starts to smell nutty.  Add in the marshmallow and melt.  Once everything is melted, add the rice crispies and coat in the marshmallow mixture.  Place in a greased 9x13 pan and press out evenly.  If its sticking to your fingers, you can lightly wet your hands to press it out.  Let cool completely and cut into squares.
  2. Eat!

One thought on “Browned Butter Rice Crispy Treats

  1. Eileen Sanborn

    Well, I’m heading home this afternoon to inventory what I need to buy at the store so I can make three batches, at least!, of these yummy looking treats. I’ve got 25 3rd graders who will enjoy your recipe on Friday as we celebrate Valentine’s Day. Thanks Steff.


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