Thursday, September 25, 2014

Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispie Treats

I ate a lot of homemade rice krispie treats growing up--my mom made them for every birthday party, holiday, girl scout event, etc.  I decided to whip up a batch last week after a sudden pregnancy craving hit me, but I thought it'd be fun to try something new.  These are sweet, sticky, and have just the right amount of pumpkin pie flavor (and the color is pretty, too!).


1/4 cup butter
4 cups marshmallows
4 cups rice krispie cereal
3 tbsp canned or fresh pumpkin puree
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp allspice


Heat butter on low in large sauce pan until melted.  Add in marshmallows and stir occasionally, until combined into a buttery marshmallowy goo.  Stir in pumpkin until combined, then sprinkle in spices and stir.  Add cereal and stir until fully coated.

Pour into buttered 9 by 13 baking dish and even out any clumps with fork or spoon. Allow to cool for several hours before cutting. :)



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