Salted Brown Butter Rice Krispies Treats

Chef Alli stirring pot

Here’s a recipe from Deb Perelman’s Smitten Kitchen blog that you definitely need! This takes Rice Krispies treats to an entirely new level (deliciously fabulous for those adult-only gatherings) , and provides another go-to recipe for those times when you need to make something in a flash.  And, as Deb says, get ready to make lots of new friends with this recipe.  

1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/4 heaping tsp. kosher salt
10 oz. pkg. marshmallows
6 cups Rice Krispies cereal
In a large pot, melt butter of medium-low heat until it turns golden, begins to foam, and then finally turns brown and smells nutty; stir frequently, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the pot as you go.  Take care not to burn butter – it scorches quickly!  Meanwhile, spray an 8-inch pan with non-stick spray.

When butter is nicely browned, add marshmallows and stir until marshmallows  are nearly all melted; remove from heat. Stir in salt and cereal together.  When well combined, quickly spread in prepared pan, using a buttered spatula or a piece of wax paper to press firmly into pan.  Let cool and cut into squares to serve.

Now You’re Cookin’,
Chef Alli

Chef Alli

Chef Alli is a home-grown Kansas girl on a mission to strengthen families through enabling kitchen confidence, educating the family cook, and encouraging better food relationships. She believes with her whole heart that time spent with our loved ones and our overall quality of life is greatly enhanced by nutritious food made at home with simple, wholesome ingredients. She loves being able to connect and share this passion with others through her website, her social media presence, and her coveted speaking engagements.

Blog Comments

When do you add the marshmallows?

Omg. Thanks for catching that glaring little oops!! Train wreck. I’ve updated the recipe. Thanks again.

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