Who doesn’t love a classic ooey gooey rice Krispie treat? This Rice Krispie Treats Recipe will take the classic rice Krispie to the next level by adding sweetened condensed milk! They become chewy, gooey, and stay soft for days! Our Rice Crispy Treats are the perfect dessert and a great addition to lunchboxes for kids and adults alike!
Ingredients for the softest Rice Krispie Treats
- Sweetened Condensed Milk
- Vanilla Extract
- Mini Marshmallows
- Rice Krispy Cereal
How to make Rice Krispie Treats
In a large pot add butter and continue stirring until it is melted and bubbly. Add sweetened condensed milk and stir to combine. Bring the butter and sweetened condensed milk to a boil and cook for a minute or two, continually stirring. Add in vanilla extract and mini marshmallows and stir until marshmallows have fully melted. Remove from the heat and add in the rice krispie cereal and stir well to combine. Pour mixture into a lightly greased 9×13 baking pan and GENTLY press together with your fingers.
Let the Rice Krispy Treats set for 30-45 minutes before cutting into them. Enjoy!
Why Add Sweetened Condensed Milk
I don’t know about you, but I absolutely hate when my rice krispie treats become to hard to eat after only one day. By adding 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk to your recipe, your rice krispie treats will have an extra milky flavor, and will make your rice krispie treats stay soft for days. They are extra gooey and extra delicious. Once you make this recipe, you will never go back to the classic rice crispy treat recipe again!
Can You Freeze Rice Krispie Treats?
You sure can freeze Rice Krispies treats, allow them to cool completely, and cut them into individual servings. Then wrap each square in a piece of wax paper or plastic wrap. Then place them in a gallon-sized freezer bag or airtight container. They will say good in the freezer for up to 4 months.
Rice Krispy Treat Recipe
- 6 Tbsp. unsalted butter
- 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 16 oz. mini marshmallows
- 6 cups rice krispy cereal
- Lightly grease a 9×13 baking dish.
- In a large pot, melt butter until bubbly.
- Add sweetened condensed milk, and stir until it comes to a boil. Continue cooking for one minute.
- Add vanilla and marshmallows, and stir until marshmallows are completely melted.
- Remove from heat and add rice krispy cereal. Stir to mix well coating all the rice cereal.
- Pour into a lightly greased baking dish and press GENTLY with your fingers to spread.
- Allow rice krispies to set for 30-45 minutes before cutting into and serving. Enjoy!
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I love Rice Krispie treats! They are gooey and so delicious, especially with the added sweetened condensed milk! They are the perfect dessert, and a sweet treat for my little one!
Rice Krispies treats are my guilty pleasure. I love them, but the freshly made kind like these are beyond delish! I need to make another batch soon!
They are my guilty pleasure too!
Oh my goodness! I would have never thought of adding sweetened condensed milk. What a genius move. I can’t wait to make these!
I think the sweetened condensed milk is what make this recipe so good.
So clever adding sweetened condensed milk! Love it!
When you try it. Let me know what you think.
Oh wow! I never knew it was so easy to make them.. definitely not but them from stores any more.yum!
Oooh I’m excited to try this! My family would love it.
Hi. Can u freeze these??
You sure can freeze Rice Krispies treats, allow them to cool completely and cut them into squares. Wrap each square in a piece of wax paper or plastic wrap. Then place them in a gallon-sized freezer bag or airtight container. Freeze them for up to 4 months.
This is absolutely yummy. It doesnt last 2 hours at my house.
I wanna ask how many big marshmallows equals 16oz?
About 3 cups of jumbo marshmallows will equal 16 oz. If you have a food scale, that is the best way to measure it out.
😲 Wow! I was about to make rice krispy treats tonight and wondered if adding condensed milk would make it too sweet-so I googled it and your recipe came up! I am so happy with the outcome! They were ooey gooey buttery and delicious 😋 Thanks a bunch for sharing ..my kids didn’t even finish letting them cool B4 they dug in! lol😊
I so glad you came across our recipe and that everyone loved them. Thank you for sharing.
My first batch! These are the best I’ve ever eaten, and so easy. Thank you!
I’m so glad you enjoyed them.
Do they need to be refrigerated?
They are fine to be stored in an air tight container on the counter. No refrigeration needed.