Makes one 9x13x2-inch pan
Nearly everyone in the United States has eaten these sweet gems. They’ve
become a staple at bake sales, as after-sports refreshments, or for birthday
party delights. You can make them with either fluff or marshmallow, so if
you have a little extra of either around the house, this is a great way to
use it up. Try using one of the pretty-colored marshmallow or fluff flavors
to make your treats more special. There is no wheat or corn in them.
3 tablespoons salted butter
7 ounces, by weight, any flavor fluff, or 10 ounces, by weight, marshmallows
7 cups crisp rice cereal
Spray the bottom and sides of the pan or mold with nonstick spray, and wipe
lightly with a paper towel so that only a thin film or oil remains on the
Melt the butter and fluff or marshmallows together until smooth. Add the
cereal and stir until all of it is evenly coated. Spread into the prepared
pan and let sit until cool. Cut as desired and wrap in plastic wrap. They
will keep for several days in an airtight container.
CHOCOLATE CHIP OR CONFETTI CRISPY RICE TREATS
Make the recipe for Crispy Rich Treats, above, adding 1 cup of mini
semisweet chocolate chips, or 1 cup of candy-coated chocolate pieces.
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