Rice Krispies Treat Frosting

Rice Krispies treat

This frosting sort of happened by mistake, and sometimes those are the best. I made a batch of rice krispies treats on Friday night with the intention of making a totally separate dessert; a dessert which did not work out at all. Since I made my Seven Layer Bar Frosting, I was have racking my brain to think of different types of chunky frostings. I stared at the pan and decided I would try a Rice Krispies Treats Frosting.

Rice Krispies Treats

The results? Kind of mind blowing. I think there are two ways you could do this. You could either start with a marshmallow frosting and add rice krispies cereal or you can do what I did, and make a vanilla frosting and add the rice krispies treats to the frosting. I really like the crunchiness of this frosting.

Rice Krispies Treats

A few things about this frosting:

  • It is best to prepare the batch of rice krispies treats in advance of making this frosting, so that the marshmallow sets a little bit.
  • I used almond extract instead of vanilla try to and cut down the sweetness of this frosting.
  • This frosting is best served within a day or two of making it. You can also try adding a teaspoon of milk or heavy cream for added creaminess.
  • If you want to pipe this frosting, I suggest to use a large, round open tip, otherwise it will get clogged.

Rice Krispies Treats

Rice Krispies Treat Frosting
Makes enough for 12 cupcakes


1 1/2 C Unsalted butter at room temperature

3 C Powdered sugar

¾ tsp Pure almond extract

2 C crushed Rice Krispies treats

  • Allow butter to come to room temperature. Cream butter with your mixer for several minutes until smooth.
  • Slowly add powdered sugar, one cup at a time while mixing on medium speed.
  • Add almond extract and increase speed to medium high, beating until smooth.
  • Add crushed Rice Krispies treat and gently mix into frosting.
  • Spread on your favorite cupcake.

Rice Krispies Treats

This post is linked up to Marvelous Mondays , Tuesday Talent Show and Strut Your Stuff.

For Nutritional information, head over to My Recipe Magic


27 thoughts on “Rice Krispies Treat Frosting

  1. What an amazing idea! This would’ve never crossed my mind in a million years and now, all I can think about is making a giant pan of rice krispies squares so that I can try this. Gorgeous photos!

  2. Pingback: Rice Krispie Treat S’mores | BeyondFrosting

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s