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Rice Crispy Squares

Updated: Sep 17

Stack of rice crispys on a blue cake stand on wood table
Rice Crispy Squares

Classic Ooy gooey Rice crispy squares! This was a favorite treat of mine from my childhood. Made simply with just marshmallows, butter and rice crispy's. This was probably one of the first desserts I learned how to make. Super easy and fun plus delicious, equals must learn how to make! I'm not sure the exact age I was when I first made these on my own, but I would guess around 10. So if you are not a baker but still love desserts, then this is the treat for you.


  • Dip a butter knife in water for smoothing the top of your squares down. The water helps prevent the knife from sticking.

  • Be sure to remove the pan from the heat before adding the rice crispy cereal. If it gets too hot you may find your squares become quite hard once cooled.

  • Cover right away after spreading into your pan. If they do not get covered they will become stale and hard.


1 Bag Mini Marshmallows (400g)

6 Cups Rice Crispys

1/4 Cup Butter plus extra to coat baking dish.

1 Tbsp Vanilla Extract

Melted butter and Marshmallows stirred into rice cereal
Preparing Rice Crispy Squares


  • Prepare a rectangular baking dish by coating it with butter. Have a cup large enouph to fit a butter knife in, filled with water. Set aside with your baking dish.

  • In a large non stick pot, add you butter and vanilla extract. Melt over medium heat.

  • Once butter is melted, add your marssmallows and (gently) stir constantly over medium heat until fully melted.

  • Remove from heat and add in your Rice crispy, folding it all together.

  • Pour into you prepared dish, then press it into your pan using a butter knife dipped in water to prevent the knife from sticking.

  • Cover right away and allow to cool before cutting.

  • Store in a covered container at room temperature. Enjoy.

Rice Crispy Squares stretched apart
Gooey Rice Crispys

Whether it's Sweet or Savoury, let it be made with love!


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