Browned Butter Vanilla Bean Crispy Rice Treats
Browned Butter Vanilla Bean Crispy Rice Treats

Browned Butter Vanilla Bean Crispy Rice Treats

The classic crispy rice treat gets classy with browned butter and vanilla bean. The flavors take this from bake sale favorite to dinner party dessert. 

16
bars
10 min
PREP TIME
40 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Crispy Treats

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® European Style Butter

1 (10-ounce) bag miniature marshmallows

1 vanilla bean, scrape seeds from inside bean

5 cups crispy rice cereal

Glaze

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® European Style Butter

1/4 cup powdered sugar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Spray 8-inch square baking pan with no-stick cooking spray. Set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Melt 1/2 cup butter over medium-high heat in heavy 4-quart saucepan. Continue cooking, watching closely, 3-5 minutes or until butter foams and starts to turn a delicate golden color. Turn heat to low; stir in vanilla bean seeds and marshmallows until melted and smooth. Stir in cereal; mix until well coated. Pour cereal mixture into prepared pan; press down evenly. Cool completely.

  3. STEP 3

    Melt 2 tablespoons butter in 1-quart saucepan. Continue cooking, watching closely, 3-5 minutes or until butter foams and starts to turn a delicate golden color. Remove from heat; stir in powdered sugar. Drizzle over cooled bars. Let set before cutting. 

Tip #1

Use 2 teaspoons vanilla extract in place of the vanilla bean seeds. 

Nutrition

160Calories
7Fat (mg)
20Cholesterol (mg)
120Sodium (mg)
24Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  July 31, 2016

Very good and easy to make, will make again.

— says Jo Ann Lawyer
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