50+ Rice Krispie Treat Recipes

More than 50 of the Best Rice Krispie Treat Recipes including… Cheesecake Rice Krispie Treats, Rice Krispie Treats in a Mug, and Toasted Marshmallow Rice Krispie Treats. Plus– a bonus collection of 10 Seasonal Rice Krispie Treats at the bottom of the post!

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50+ Rice Krispie Treat Recipes

Q&A: Rice Krispie Treats

What can I use instead of marshmallows in Rice Krispie Treats?

According to Kraft-General Foods Inc., a 7-ounce jar of marshmallow creme may be used in place of 4 cups of miniature marshmallows or 40 large marshmallows when making Rice Krispies treats.

What can I use instead of butter in Rice Krispie Treats?

In place of butter, try using one of these pantry substitutes:

  • peanut butter
  • almond butter
  • coconut oil
  • coconut butter
  • butter flavored shortening

How do you keep Rice Krispie Treats fresh longer?

Keep RKT stored in an airtight container such as a zip top bag for up to a week (not that they last a whole week in my house!). Using salted butter in the recipe will help to preserve the freshness as well. Do not freeze or refrigerate!

What is the best way to cut Rice Krispie Treats?

Sure, you can easily cut your Rice Krispie Treats into squares… but did you know it's easy to cut them into fun shapes using cookie cutters? Press the krispie treat mixture into a 9×13 jelly roll pan (instead of a square baking dish) to make them a little bit thinner and easier to cut. 

Then use a metal cookie cutter with sharp edges to make shapes (plastic cookie cutters are too dull). You can decorate with frosting in a similar way you would decorate sugar cookies.

Here are some fun cookie cutters that would make really cute Rice Krispie Treat shapes:

50+ Rice Krispie Treat Recipes

Holiday & Seasonal Rice Krispie Treats