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Marshmallow crispie squares

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About this recipe: Easy, easy, easy. As a variation, you can add candy coated chocolates, chocolate buttons or nuts.


Serves: 12 

  • 50g butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 200g marshmallows
  • 100g crisped rice cereal

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:1hr50min  ›  Ready in:2hr 

  1. Grease a 22x33cm (9x13 in) tin with oil or butter.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Add the vanilla. Melt the marshmallows into the butter, stirring. Add the cereal when the marshmallows have melted; stir until cereal is coated. Quickly pour into the prepared tin. Use a sheet of greaseproof paper to press the mixture down flat and evenly into the tin.
  3. Let set for 2 to 3 hours. Cut into squares.

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Reviews (13)


Used different ingredients. I swapped the crisped rice for a chocolate variety and added chopped dried apricots and glace cherries. The kids loved it and my husband couldn't resist either! - 22 Mar 2010


Something else. I shaped them into circles and then dipped them in milk chocolate then drizzled white chocolate over that when it had set. Looked very professional and sold for 50p at the school fair. Perfect! - 31 May 2011


Cleaning the wooden spoon and dish was the hardest part!! lovely quick and easy recipe that the kids loved. - 17 Oct 2011

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