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Rice Krispie Treats Recipe for Valentines Day Hearts

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 9 minutes
Servings 12
Author Around the World in 80 Cakes


  • 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 5-6 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal generic brand works fine
  • 9 x13 inch cake pan lightly greased


  1. In a large glass bowl melt the 3 tablespoons of butter in the microwave on half power for about 1 minute. Continue to microwave at half power for short intervals (10-20 seconds) until butter is melted.
  2. Add the 5-6 cups of mini marshmallows to the bowl and stir to coat with the butter. Microwave the marshmallows for about 1 minute and 45 seconds to melt.
  3. Stir the marshmallows to make sure they are completely melted, if not pop back in the microwave for a few more seconds until fully melted.
  4. Add the 6 cups of Rice Krispies cereal to the marshmallows and stir to coat. Immediately pour the mixture into the greased pan and spread out so it is nice and even.
  5. Allow to cool completely before cutting with a knife or your favorite cutter.Cover with chocolate ganache.