Rice Krispie Treats with a secret ingredient


Rice Krispie Treats are the epitome of childhood memories. We would always have them as an afternoon treat. Birthday parties weren’t the same without a tray full of them! And, they were a standard snack in our school lunchboxes. I forgot all about these sweet treats until the other day when I felt like something deliciously sweet. The first thing that popped into my head was Rice Krispie Treats so I googled recipes and this one came up which uses a secret ingredient. This secret ingredient definitely takes these treats to a whole new level of sickly sweet deliciousness. And, if you have a sweet tooth like me, it will definitely be satisfied!

The secret ingredient is: CONDENSED MILK!

Here is the recipe for Rice Krispie Treats with condensed milk:


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter 
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk 
  • 500g of marshmallows
  • 1 tsp fine sea salt 
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies 
  • 100’s and 1000’s sprinkle


  1. Grease a baking tray with cooking spray or softened butter. 
  2. Place the butter in a large pot on the stove and melt it over medium heat. Add the sweetened condensed milk and stir with a rubber spatula, for about two minutes, until the butter and condensed milk are uniformly combined.
  3. Add the bag of marshmallows and stir until melted and smooth. Add a sprinkle pf salt and stir again. 
  4. Off the heat, add the Rice Krispies to the marshmallows and stir to combine. 
  5. Transfer to the prepared pan and press down lightly with a sheet of plastic wrap – you do not want to pack the Krispie treats down or they will lose their inherently soft and gooey texture). Sprinkle with 100’s and 1000’s on the top.
  6. Let set up on the counter for at least an hour. Cut into little squares and serve.

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