Gluten Free Rice Krispies Review

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I decided to try Gluten Free Rice Krispies.   I am a HUGE fan of regular Rice Krispies so I was interested to see how I would like the Gluten Free version.  I am sad to say that I am NOT a fan of the Gluten Free version.  They did not have the same taste or consistency at all.  I am going to have to give Gluten Free Rice Krispies two thumbs down for breakfast cereal.

However, I didn’t want the box to go to waste so I decided to make Gluten Free Rice Krispie Treats with them and was THRILLED that neither my son or I could tell the difference!  So I would not use them for breakfast but I would use them to make treats!

Homemade Marshmallow Crispy Rice Treat in bar form

 

Gluten Free Rice Krispie Treats
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 10
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine*
  • 1 package (10 oz., about 40) regular marshmallows*
  • - OR -
  • 4 cups miniature marshmallows*
  • 6 cups Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies® Gluten Free cereal
Instructions
  1. In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.
  2. Add KELLOGG’S RICE KRISPIES Gluten Free cereal. Stir until well coated.
  3. Using buttered spatula or wax paper evenly press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Cool. Cut into 2-inch squares. Best if served the same day.
  4. MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: In microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Follow steps 2 and 3 above. Microwave cooking times may vary.
  5. Note:
  6. *Since product formulations vary from one brand to another, be sure to always read the ingredient listings to be sure that the brands you selected are gluten free.
  7. For best results, use fresh marshmallows.
  8. Diet, reduced calorie or tub margarine is not recommended.
  9. Store no more than two days at room temperature in airtight container. To freeze, place in layers separated by wax paper in airtight container. Freeze for up to 6 weeks. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before serving.

 

Comments

  1. Didn’t like the gluten free Rice Krispies.Tasted like puffed up pieces of cardboard.

  2. I’ve made this recipe in the past, did not like it at all :-( I love rice krispie treats but when made with the gf krispies they tasted stale to me. I much prefer to make same recipe and substitute the cereal with gf Rice Chex (crunched up by hand a little before adding marshmallows), very yummy!

    • Melissa@StockpilingMoms says:

      I think they have reformulated them, I didn’t mind them as a treat but not a fan with milk for sure.

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