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Butterscotch Rice Krispies Treats recipe

Butterscotch Rice Krispies Treats

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword butterscotch-rice-krispies-treats, butterscotch-treats, rice-krispies-treats
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Cooling time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 20 servings
Calories 223kcal


  • ½ cup salted butter
  • 2 10 oz packages mini marshmallows
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 3.5 oz boxes cook and serve butterscotch pudding mix
  • 8 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • ½ cup butterscotch baking chips
  • 2 Tbsp heavy cream plus additional to thin as needed


  • Spray a 13 x 9 inch baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a deep large heavy bottomed pot over low heat, melt together butter and marshmallows until smooth. Stir to prevent sticking.
  • Add vanilla and pudding mix. Stir until combined. Continue to cook for 2-3 minutes over low heat while stirring.
  • Remove from heat and add rice krispies cereal. Stir with a large non stick spatula until evenly coated, work quickly.
  • Press mixture into prepared dish. Spray hands with cooking spray or use a piece of wax paper to press evenly into pan. Let cool completely.
  • To make glaze: Melt together butterscotch chips with heavy cream in a microwave safe bowl. Melt in 20 second increments stopping to stir each time. Repeat until smooth adding additional cream as needed.
  • Drizzle over rice krispies treats. Allow to set.
  • Cut into squares and enjoy. Store leftovers in an air tight container at room temperature.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 180mg | Potassium: 17mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 913IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 3mg