Browned Butter Krispies Treats

Browned Butter Rice Krispies Treats - you've never had a krispies treat like this before!!

You guys.

Just. No. I can not even.

I mean, rice krispies treats. They’re so 1977, amirite? And yet, here I am in the midst of a ridiculous rice krispies treat obsession. I can’t stop. I don’t want to stop. I just want to put all of this browned butter goodness in my face as fast as is humanly possible!

Browned Butter Rice Krispies Treats - you've never had a krispies treat like this before!!

Seriously. A straight up krispies treat is fine. I mean, I would never turn one down, it’s just that they have never been my first choice.

Now? I went and topped my rice krispies treats with a browned butter glaze that seeps into the cracks and crusts over into this perfectly amazing topping that melts into sweetness the minute it hits your tongue.

browned butter rice krispies treats 5

My family can not get enough of these. I’ve literally made four batches in one week. Two batches went to work with the husband, a half batch went to my parents, and the remaining one and half batches went straight in the rice krispies treat shaped hole in my face.

I hope you’ll give these a shot.

Browned Butter Rice Krispies Treats - you've never had a krispies treat like this before!!

Never miss out on a single recipe! Follow me below:

Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram |Google+ | RSS | Email Newsletter

Print
3.84 from 6 votes

Browned Butter Krispies Treats

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
 
Servings: 12 servings
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: back to school, kid-friendly recipes, no bake dessert recipes
Calories: 269 kcal

I mean, rice krispies treats. They're so 1977, amirite? And yet, here I am in the midst of a ridiculous rice krispies treat obsession. I can't stop. I don't want to stop. I just want to put all of this browned butter goodness in my face as fast as is humanly possible!

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cups butter, divided 1 1/2 sticks
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies Cereal
  • 10 ounce bag marshmallows
  • 1 cup powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. In a large stock pot, melt 1/4 cup of the butter over medium. Whisk constantly until the butter turns a golden brown. Immediately add the marshmallows to the pan and continue stirring until the marshmallows have melted. Remove from the heat and pour in the cereal. Stir to coat.
  2. Line a 9x13 pan with parchment or wax paper and press the cereal into the pan. Use another sheet of parchment or wax paper to press the treats into place in the pan.
  3. In a small sauce pan, melt the remaining 1/2 cup of butter over medium heat. Whisk constantly until the butter turns a golden brown. Remove from the heat and stir in the powdered sugar until smooth.
  4. Pour the hot glaze over the krispies treats and smooth it over the top. Let sit until hardened, about 1 hour.
  5. Cut into small squares and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Browned Butter Krispies Treats
Amount Per Serving
Calories 269 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 194mg8%
Potassium 20mg1%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Sugar 24g27%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 1285IU26%
Vitamin C 8.8mg11%
Calcium 3mg0%
Iron 4.3mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on bunsinmyoven.com should only be used as a general guideline.