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[Cookie Elf File #295] Homemade Rice Krispie Treats: Save Time and Money When You Make Your Own
March 05, 2019
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Feature: Homemade Rice Krispie Treats - Save Time and Money When You Make Your Own

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Homemade Rice Krispie Treats are the classic no-bake cookie recipe. The treats have become immensely popular not only because they are easy to make, but also because variations of the original recipe abound. And their ingredients are inexpensive.

This original version is simple to make at home. With just three ingredients – crisp rice cereal, marshmallows, and melted butter or margarine – it is an easy cookie recipe for kids to make. As an added bonus, the bars are a gluten-free cookie!

Make a batch or two. Wrap them and use them in lunches and for snacks and you'll save money!

Prep time: <10 minutes
Setting time: 15-30 minutes
Makes about 20-25 treats, depending upon how you cut them.

Get the full recipe for Homemade Rice Krispie Treats … and discover other Rice Krispie Treats variations on The Elf’s Rice Krispie Treat Variations Board.

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That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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