Here I am again...with another M&M recipe. I can't justify to myself buying a bag just to eat...but if I have a recipe I want to try, then i'll buy a bag!! This is a classic recipe of rice krispy treats kicked up a notch with the addition of M&M's. You don't need to turn on the oven, your kids can help you, and they are super easy to make. Or don't tell the kids you are making them and hide the pan in the garage so you get to eat them all yourself. Not like I did that... *wink*wink*...
For some reason, I love doilies right now. And i'm not a doilie type of girl. You can get them in the baking section of Michael's and Joann's, they are $1.99 for a pack of 12 or 20...I can't remember. Use them to dress up your treats or on your scrapbooking projects. They are the hot thing right now!!
The recipe is the same that you remember making with your mom...
6 cups rice krispy cereal (I am cheap and get the Target brand)
1 bag mini marshmallows
1/4 cup butter
1 cup M&Ms
Melt the butter and marshies in a big bowl in the microwave. Stir until smooth. Add rice krispies. Mix well. Fold in the M&M's. Press the mixture into a buttered 9x13 pan. Cool, cut into big fat squares, and eat!
We took these camping with us 2 weeks ago. They are a great hiking incentive. As in...when we reach the next waterfall, kids, you can have a rice krispy treat! Keep moving!! Yes, I bribe my kids sometimes when we are hiking.
So if you want a sweet treat this weekend, but don't want to turn on the oven...this is the perfect thing! Think of all the other things to mix in...chocolate chips, crushed oreos, peanut butter cups. Why does it all come back to peanut butter cups with me????? I might need a 12-step program.
Have a great weekend!