Sometimes it’s hard to change a classic. You want the new one to be exciting and different. But it’s just not the same. You just can’t get past how good the original is.
That is how I feel about the classic rice crispy treat. The boxed ones may be convenient, but you know they don’t compare to the homemade version.
The homemade version is chewier, stickier, and full of butter. Why not take the extra 10 minutes to make the batch at home?
Now that you are convinced you have to make some at home, here’s the recipe. And I promise it’s the best.
Feel free to make some additions (chocolate chips or m&m’s are good!) but you still measure everything properly!
Don’t just pour in the whole box of rice crispies, and just toss in the marshmallows and butter. Take the 30 seconds to measure out the cereal and count the marshmallows. Trust me on this one.
Now since I feel you must know, I doubled this recipe. Completely unnecessary, but you can feed an army with all the rice crispy treats you’ll make. So if you want to make these for a party, pot luck, or barbeque (or if you just want some extra large rice crispy treats..) I recommend the recipe doubled! [Read more...]