Cinnamon Roll Rice Krispie Treats

Two delicious treats in one! The same flavors of a cinnamon roll in rice krispies treat form!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cinnamon Roll Rice Krispies Treats
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12
Author: Jaclyn

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp unsulphured molasses
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 (10.5 oz) bag miniature marshmallows
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies Cereal
  • 1 recipe Cream Cheese Frosting (recipe follows)

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 1/4 cup butter , softened
  • 4 oz cream cheese , softened
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Butter a 9x13 dish, set aside. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium low heat. Stir in salt, molasses, and cinnamon. Add marshmallows and stir constantly until marshmallows have completely melted. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Fold in Rice Krispies Cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Pour Rice Krispie Treat mixture into buttered dish. Spread mixture evenly into pan with a buttered spatula. Allow to cool several minutes, then cut while still slightly warm. Using your hands, round edges of cut squares by cupping your hands around the edges and gently pressing. Allow to cool completely then pipe Cream Cheese Frosting over tops of Cinnamon Roll Rice Krispie Treats. Optional, dust the tops lightly with cinnamon.
  2. Alternately, for a simpler method, simply spread Rice Krispie Treats mixture into buttered pan after folding in cereal. Allow them to cool then spread Cream Cheese Frosting evenly over top with a butter knife or an icing spatula. Cut into squares.

Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. In a mixing bowl, using an electric mixer, whip together butter and cream cheese until fluffy. Stir in vanilla. Slowly add in powdered sugar and mix until smooth and fluffy.

Recipe Notes

If you don't like a lot of frosting then half the recipe for Cream Cheese Frosting is plenty.