If you're looking for awesome rice krispy treat ideas, this lemon vanilla-bean rice crispy treat recipe is a perfect lemony snack with a kiss of sweet vanilla. Quick and easy - made in just 15 minutes.
Prep Time 15minutes
Total Time 15minutes
Author Stephanie Stiavetti & Garrett McCord
10 to 12ouncessmall marshmallows
1generous pinchof salt
6cupscrispy rice cereal, such as Rice Krispies
Lightly butter the inside of a 8x8 or 9x9-inch baking dish.
Using a sharp knife, split the vanilla bean half down the middle lengthwise. Use a spoon to scrape out the tiny beans from the pod and set them aside.
In large pot, melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. When they are almost completely melted but not entirely, add vanilla beans, lemon zest, and salt. Stir constantly until the marshmallows are fully melted. Remove from heat.
Add crispy rice cereal and stir under completely coated with marshmallows. Be careful not to smash the cereal while stirring.
Using a buttered spatula, scoop the cereal into the buttered baking pan. Use a piece of parchment or wax paper evenly press the mixture into all the corners of the pan and smooth the top. Allow to cool completely before cutting and serving.