Rice Krispies Treats – RKT
Originally from cake central
These are great for treats, and for making “fake cakes” and carving 3D sculptures you can cover in fondant or gumpaste. Plus it is easy and cheap!
4 cups (1 lb bag) of rice krispie or similar cereal
5 cups (16 oz bag) of mini marshmallows
1/4 cup butter or vegatable oil
1.1st melt the butter thoroughly in a medium sized pot, then you dump the marshmallows in.
2.Keep mixing until the marshmallows melt and they no longer have a shape.
3.Add the cereal.
4.Stir quickly to make sure all the cereal gets covered in marshmallow. And that’s it.
hint: Love this recipe!! Have never used RKT before so was a bit nervous….worked perfectly. Carved a car and had no problems at all. In answer to the above questions, I pushed it into a tin very firmly, then popped it into the fridge until it was nice and firm. Then I just cut the size I needed and started carving. I didn’t need damp hands. Love it!! (Am about to use it again)
Hope this works as well for you Terra.
Great, Shannon! But since you've used this recipe with great success, can you please shed some light on the measurement error in the recipe??? How much cereal do you use when you make the recipe...4 cups or a one pound bag. As you can see, the recipe lists them as if they are one and the same. However, a one pound bag holds about 15 cups of cereal, not 4.
Thanks, Jeanne! I'll try that.