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These Rice Krispie Treats have a little twist and I think they are a perfect treat when you want a little something sweet! Check out my Fall Rice Krispie Treats idea that introduces a second cereal to create a wonderful flavor!


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Hello Friends! Here we are well into September and back into a routine. We have been enjoying the little hints of fall, cooler breezes, football and movies this weekend. I am loving that football season is back too!

Why This Rice Crispy Recipe?

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These Rice Crispy treats (as I like to spell them) are a childhood memory for me. I find wonderful memories of days long gone by when I make these and honestly, I just love classic recipes like this one. Did you know that Rice Krispie Treats were invented in 1939?   


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I love making bars with cereal because they are a nice sweet treat when I want something festive, but also super simple to make. You can avoid some of the preservatives that are in ready-made bars from the grocery store by making your own as well.

More Rice Krispie Treat Variations

If you want, you can also add a teaspoon of vanilla to this recipe to make Rice Krispies with Vanilla. I have tried that version and it adds a little hint of home-baked flavor to the recipe.

Another fun idea is to drizzle them with melted chocolate! In this case, I changed up the cereal I used. It adds a different flavor and color. I also added some colored sprinkles just for fun!

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You can decorate these for fall with candy corn sprinkles.

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Rice Krispie Treats Recipe Change Up

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Rice Krispie Treats Change Up

These Rice Krispie Treats have a little twist and I think they are a perfect treat when you want a little something sweet!
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword cereal, fall produce, lunchbox, rice krispies, snack
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 399kcal


  • 3 cups Crispy Rice Cereal
  • 3 cups Captain Crunch Cereal
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 tablespoon festive sprinkles.


  • Grease a 13 x 9-inch pan with butter or margarine.
    Over medium heat, warm butter, and marshmallows.
    Stir often until fully melted.
    Remove from heat and add cereal.
    Pour and push into the pan.
    Top with sprinkles, if desired.
    Let cool 20 minutes before cutting.
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Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 452mg | Potassium: 115mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 36g | Iron: 1mg

timesaving tips to streamline recipes

This recipe is pretty quick, but there are a few ways to streamline.

  • You can use Marshmallow Fluff instead of marshmallows
  • You can make these a day ahead, but I would encourage you to make them a few hours ahead because they really taste best when they are fresh.
  • Measure the cereal the day before and have it ready to go in a sealed container so that you don’t have to measure it out the day you make them.

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More Fall Rice Krispie Treat Ideas

We have a few fun fall treats here on the island that you may want to check out:

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Super cute for fall!

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Our family loves Rice Krispie treats and these are wonderful ideas!

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