Rice Krispie Treats with PEEPS
Everyone loves Peeps - why not add them to the classic rice krispie?
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 12 bars
- 4 Tablespoons butter
- 10 oz. pkg. Marshmallows about 40 or 4 cups miniature marshmallows
- 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal
- 12 PEEPS
- 1 Tablespoon marshmallow cream for glue Optional
Freeze PEEPS overnight.
Grease a 9" x 13" baking pan or dish and set aside. In a large saucepan, melt 3 Tablespoons butter over low heat. In a small pan melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter (this is your glue) or you can use Marshmallow cream.
Add marshmallows to the large pan and stir until melted. Add Rice Krispies and stir until coated. Remove from heat. Using a greased spatula, press the marshmallow - Rice Krispie mixture into the greased pan. It is really sticky!
Press the frozen PEEPS on top, spacing each PEEP about 1 1/2" apart. Allow to cool and cut into 12 squares with PEEPS in the middle. Best served the same day.
Calories: 191kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 129mg | Potassium: 17mg | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 1050IU | Vitamin C: 8.8mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 4.3mg