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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Blissfully Delicious Rice Krispy Treats

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Good Morning Lovelies! I have a new recipe for you today. About time right? I feel like it has been forever since I shared a recipe here. Last night the red heads and I were craving something yummy for dessert. We had eaten leftovers for dinner and needed a little special something to sweeten up our day. I went to my pantry and got out our coconut oil, rice krispies, and marshmallows. Yumminess in the making!

I used coconut oil in place of the traditional butter you would find in krispy treats. I love coconut oil, since it is so versatile. I use it now for everything. It can replace butter in recipes and is great to use in place of sprays (when greasing your pans). I will have to do a post on this soon. If you don't have coconut oil, you can use margarine or butter.

Ready to make some pure sweetness?

Let's get to it!

Delicious Rice Krispy Treats

1 16 oz. bag of marshmallows
4 tbl coconut oil (could also substitute margarine/butter)
5 cups rice krispy cereal.

Place coconut oil and marshmallows in a pot. Cook on low heat, until marshmallows have melted. Add cereal. Stir to combine and then place in a greased 9x13 baking dish.

Allow your treats to sit and cool. I made it about 20 minutes before the littles and I dug in. We have absolutely no self control:)

* I brush my pans with coconut oil. It is a healthier alternative to the sprays.
* To flatten my krispy treats, I use the back of a spatula (brushed with coconut oil).

Print recipe HERE

Enjoy your rice krispy treats today!

XO Danielle Over 2,000 Unique and Exciting Toys for Children of All Ages! Click here!


  1. I feel like I should've known that about coconut oil. Is it a one for one substitution with butter? I'm going to have to try that in more of my baking. Thanks!

  2. Hey! I found you via your living with $14,000 a year story and I was/am addicted to your page. Because of one of your posts about a food co-op (I can't remember if you mentioned Bountiful Baskets or just co-op) either way I went to Google to see what this was about. It was then in February I found Bountiful Baskets and I have been contributing EVERY SINGLE week since then. I take my boyfriend and my daughter with me every weekend to volunteer as well. I can't thank you enough for mentioning a co-op. I wish I knew this existed a lot sooner LOL! I didn't see where I could contact you directly so I'm posting here! Thanks again!

  3. Hola! I found you via your living on a $14,000 budget story and fell in love with your blog. In one of your posts you mentioned a co-op. So I took to Google and found Bountiful Baskets Food Co-Op. I'm SO blessed you mentioned it and I can't thank you enough! I've been participating since February and volunteering every Saturday morning. I even take my kiddo and my boyfriend along. Such a great bargain and wonderful add on's! (PS they randomly have coconut oil). I wish I knew about BB sooner LOL. Thanks again!

  4. Coconut oil?? Never thought to use that. When the sister come this week, guess whats on the treat sheet?? Many thanks for this.... Jorge (MountainManGeorgeReviews)

  5. Nice, I almost always have a pan of RCTs in the kitchen!


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