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Christmas Rice Krispie Treats

Author Larisha Campbell

Ingredients

For Rice Krispie Treats

  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 10 oz bag of jumbo marshmallows
  • 6 cups rice crispy cereal

For Caramel Sauce

  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 5 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 1 tbsp vanilla

For Fudge Sauce

  • 2/3 cup whole milk
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 9 tbsp butter
  • pinch salt
  • 1 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

For Rice Krispie Treats

  1. Melt butter in a large pot over medium low heat.
  2. Add in entire bag of marshmallow and stir until melted.
  3. Add in cereal a cup at a time and combine well.
  4. Scoop out mixture onto a baking sheet and flatten evenly across entire sheet.
  5. Allow to cool.
  6. Cut out Christmas shapes using Christmas cookie cutters.
  7. Dip in homemade fudge sauce or homemade caramel sauce if desired.
  8. (Best if eaten same day as made)

For Caramel or Fudge Sauce

  1. For either sauce, pour all the ingredients into a small sauce pan. Heat over low for 10 minutes, stirring frequently so it doesn't burn. Remove from heat and let stand 10 minutes. Caramel sauce needs to be dipped, then cooled, then dipped again to show up on treats. After dipping, place treats on wax paper and allow to harden in freezer for 5-10 minutes. If traveling with treats, separate them in layers with wax paper.