Caramel Rice Krispie Treats

Caramel + marshmallows + rice krispies! It gets a 12/10 from me. Every time, I’ve made caramel rice krispie treats before, I never added marshmallows. I would just mix some rice krispies with a caramel sauce.

THE ADDITION OF MARSHMALLOWS MADE THIS SO MUCH BETTER. It added this extra chewiness that I didn’t know they needed but they definitely did. 

Tips for making the caramel:

Every time I post a recipe that has caramel in, I say the same tips but I feel like they’re important so I’m gonna say them again.

  • The first step is to melt the sugar. Once this sugar has melted you want to move quickly. So make sure to have all the ingredients measured and ready before you start.  
  • I’ve mentioned in the recipe that you should use room temp butter and warm double cream. If you add cold ingredients to the melted sugar, the sugar will just set, leaving you with a lumpy caramel.
  • When making caramel, the mixture bubbles up a lot. Make sure to use a non-stick pot that has high sides, so that the caramel doesn’t bubble over.
  • A lot of steam will come out when you add the butter and the cream. So I recommend wearing an oven glove so the steam doesn’t burn your hand when mixing. 

Ok that is all, I hope you like this recipe! 

Caramel Rice Krispie Treats

Caramel Rice Krispie Treats

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  • 450g granulated sugar

  • 150g unsalted butter (at room temperature)

  • 300ml warm double cream

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 180g mini marshmallows

  • 250g rice krispies


  • Start by adding the sugar into a pot that has high sides. Put this pot over medium-low heat.
  • Keep heating this sugar, whiles stirring, until it has all melted and turned a deep caramel colour.
  • Take this off the heat and quickly mix in the butter. Then slowly pour in the cream, whiles mixing. Add the salt too.
  • Place this back onto the heat and let it boil for 1-2 minutes. You just want it to thicken slightly.
  • At this point, if there are any lumps you can pour this through a sieve, if not just pour straight over the marshmallows. Mix until all the marshmallows have melted.
  • Now mix in the rice krispies
  • Grease and line a 9x12 inch cake tin and then add the rice krispie mixture into this and flatten it out. The easiest way to do this is just by using wet hands.
  • Leave this in the fridge to set. This should take about 1-2 hours. Then just take it out of the tin, cut into it and enjoy.

Video Tutorial


caramel rice krispie treats 🥵

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