Are you looking for a quick, simple, and easy product to sell at your next vendor event or bake sale? Rice Krispie treats and cereal bars are a great option. The ingredients are relatively cheap. The instructions are simple, and the treats are yummy.
Here at Perfectly Pastry, we love to share with everyone our yummy recipes. This Rice Krispie treat recipe is easy to make and will be a hit at any event, but the best part is that you can actually use any cereal you love. We love to take these to Farmer's Markets with us. It is a great way to grab the attention of people walking by our booth. Sometimes we just bring Rice Krispie bars, and other times we bring a variety of cereal bars. The options are endless.
It is also a great upsell during our events. Rice Krispie treats and cereal bars have a low price point, which makes them ideal for upselling to people, especially someone who wants to grab something special for little ones. Save this recipe for later.
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Recipe Yield: 16 bars
Prep time: 20 minutes
Max hold time: 7 days packaged
1/2 lb unsalted butter
2 bags mini marshmallows
1 1/2 cups mini marshmallows
18 cups Rice Krispie cereal (or other favorite cereal)
Sprinkles for garnish
Spray a large metal roasting pan heavily with nonstick spray.
Add Rice Krispies cereal (or other cereal) and 1 1/2 cup of mini marshmallows to a large metal bowl. Mix.
Warm a sauce pan on a stove or hot plate to medium heat.
Add the butter and 2 bags of mini marshmallows to the sauce pan. Stir occasionally until melted. Make sure not to burn the marshmallows
Remove from heat and pour into the cereal mix. Stir quickly until combined.
Using a gloved hand, press mixture into pan and press down until even.
Garnish with either additional mini marshmallows or some cute little sprinkles.
Once cooled, slice the treats into 16 bars.
Package them individually for use. Remember to label your product.
Remember that most of our recipes are provided to you for a bakery. However, this recipe can be used at home, too. If you are looking to scale your recipe up or down, then remember to grab our conversion calculator here for quickly converting all of your recipes to meet your customer needs.
If you liked this recipe for our Rice Krispie bars, then you will want to check out our recipe for these delicious Carrot Cake Energy Bites here.
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If you plan on using these at your next vendor event, that's great. It is always best to have some easy "yes" options at your event. For those of you who are new to vendor events and need some direction, then we want to help you out. We have the following blog posts to help you prepare for your vendor events. Make sure to check them out.