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Microwavable Rice Crispy Treats Recipe
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Microwavable Rice Crispy Treats Recipe

Microwavable rice crispy treats recipe is quick and easy to make, not to mention that it is foolproof and creates less mess in the kitchen. Rice Krispies cereal is naturally gluten-free rice. However, its ingredients and additives may sometimes contain gluten, especially from Kelloggs since it has malt syrup. However, there are numerous gluten-free alternative brands for Rice Krispies cereal. You can also make your own crisped rice cereal treats as an alternative. Hence, doing this makes a much healthy and gluten-free dessert.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Microwavable Rice Crispy Treats Recipe
Servings: 10
Author: cakedecorist.com




  • Before anything else, place the marshmallows and butter in a microwave-safe bowl.
  • Then, microwave on for a minute. After that, remove the bowl. Fold in the marshmallow and butter using a rubber spatula to incorporate.
  • Afterward, place the bowl inside the microwave and set it for thirty seconds. Then, remove the bowl again and fold in till the marshmallow and butter melts completely.
  • Next, add the Rice Krispies cereal and fold in the marshmallow and butter mixture till well incorporated.
  • Lastly, in a greased 9×13 dish, evenly press down the mixture and allow it to cool down before serving. Slice evenly and enjoy!


You can drizzle the microwavable rice crispy treats with melted chocolate, likewise white chocolate as delicious toppings. In addition to that, you can add peanut butter cups, chocolate chips, and crushed sandwich cookies.
Also, put sprinkles on top or combine them in the Rice Krispies cereal. Likewise, you can add various nuts of your desire into the mixture for a salty and sweet taste. Additionally, use equal amounts of coconut oil as a substitute for the butter if you need a dairy-free option.
Furthermore, if you find yourself with the problem of why your microwavable rice crispy treats are not sticking together? Possible reasons could be too many marshmallows or too much butter in the recipe. If microwavable rice crispy treats have not entirely cooled, they are more likely to fall apart instantly while warm. As a result, they will be stickier. That is why it would help if you use exact ingredients and allow them to cool. Because of this, your Rice Krispie squares will form and meld together quite nicely.
I recommend you use fresh marshmallows. However, if unavailable, you can use storebought marshmallows instead. Also, wet your hands with a little bit of water. Doing this keeps the microwavable rice crispy treats from sticking to your hands. Likewise, you can spray cooking spray on your hands. Moreover, you can store the microwavable rice crispy treats for two days at room temperature in an airtight sealed container.
In addition to that, if you want to freeze the microwavable rice crispy treats, it is best to place them in a layer. Then, separate them with wax paper in an airtight container. Because of this, freezing the treats will give them a shelf life of up to six weeks. Afterward, thaw for about fifteen minutes at room temperature before serving.
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