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Brown Butter Peanut Butter Crispy Treats

Brown Butter Peanut Butter Crispy Treats

  • Author: Adapted from Joy the Baker Cookbook
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 9 bars 1x


  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter
  • 1 (10.5 oz) bag mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cups crispy rice cereal


  1. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, melt butter, stirring constantly, until just browned. Stir in mini marshmallows, peanut butter and salt until smooth and glossy. Remove from heat.
  2. Using a spatula or wooden spoon, stir in crispy rice cereal until well coated. Transfer mixture to a greased 8-by-8-inch square pan; using spatula or lightly greased fingers, press down firmly and evenly into bottom and sides of pan.
  3. Let mixture set for at least 30 minutes before cutting into 9 square bars. Bars will stay fresh, individually wrapped in plastic wrap, at room temperature for up to 4 days.