King Cake Rice Krispies

    King Cake Rice Krispies

    King Cake Rice Krispies


      Cream Cheese Filling

      • 16oz Cream Cheese (2 Boxes)
      • 2 sticks Unsalted Butter (Softened)
      • 2 cups Powdered Sugar
      • 3/4 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
      • 1/4 teaspoon Salt

      Rice Krispies

      • 4 sticks Unsalted Butter
      • 3 bags Marshmallows (12oz Jet Puffed)
      • 1 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
      • 3/4 teaspoons Salt
      • 18 cups Rice Krispies Cereal (Snap, Crackle, and Pop)

      Rice Krispies (Optional)

      • Food Coloring (Your choice of colors)


      Rice Krispies
      Step 1
      In a large pot melt the 1 1/3 sticks of butter over medium heat.
      Step 2
      Slowly incorporate the 1 bag of marshmallows until they are melted and add 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and 1/4 salt.
      Step 3
      [OPTIONAL] Add food coloring until the marshmallow mixture is the color you desire. We used yellow, green, and purple for Mardi Gras.
      Step 4
      Remove the pot from the heat and incorporate 6 cups of Rice Krispies stirring constantly.
      Step 5
      Once marshmallow and cereal are thoroughly mixed move to a baking pan. [OPTIONAL] Line sheet with wax paper.
      Step 6
      Repeat the steps above 2-3 times for each layer you plan to make. We did three.
      Cream Cheese Filling
      Step 7
      Mixed softened cream cheese, softened butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, and salt until smooth and spreadable. Use the Kitchenaid.
      Step 8
      Add cream cheese mixture between layers of rice krispies.