Salted Brown Butter S’Mores Krispie Treats

Salted Brown Butter S'mores Krispie TreatsI’m just going to throw it out there and say that these may just be the most delicious rice krispie treats ever.

Bold statement, I know. But seriously guys, s’mores and rice krispies together is one delicious combination. And lets not forget the salted brown butter. Yeah, it pretty much takes these babies over the top. Salty sweet summertime treat perfection.

Salted Brown Butter S'mores Krispie TreatsI made my favourite brown butter rice krispie treats from Smitten Kitchen’s Book, folded in some graham crackers and topped it with a rich chocolate glaze and some salt. Super simple and super easy. I didn’t add in any additional marshmallows or chocolate  into the rice krispies because it’s a bit too much for me, but feel free to do so. While sometimes I find rice krispies too sweet, these had such a good balance with the addition of salt, dark chocolate, and of course brown butter (it makes every thing better!).

Salted Brown Butter S'mores Krispie TreatsAnd then I decided to slice one of these in half and and put a toasted marshmallow in the middle and make a rice krispie s’more.

Salted Brown Butter S'mores Krispie TreatsOMG. Best decision evahhhh.

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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 8x8-inch pan, about 12 squares

A combination of everyones favourite treats with a twist. Salted brown butter krispie treats studded with graham crackers and finished with a rich chocolate glaze and salt for a perfectly sweet and salty treat.

Ingredients

  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • heaping 1/4 teaspoon flakey sea salt
  • 10-ounces large or mini marshmallows
  • 5 cups puffed rice cereal
  • 4 ounces graham crackers (about 6 large crackers), roughly broken into pieces
  • Chocolate Glaze
  • 6 ounces bittersweet or semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • Additional salt for sprinkling

Instructions

  1. Butter an 8-inch square cake pan and set aside.
  2. In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir frequently until the butter has turned brown, smells nutty and there are little brown bits on the bottom. Remove form heat immediately as the butter can burn very quickly. Sprinkle the salt over the brown butter and stir in the marshmallows. Keep mixing the marshmallows until melted and and smooth.
  3. Fold in the cereal and graham crackers until evenly coated. Transfer the mixture to the prepared pan, and press down and smooth the top with a silicone spatula that has been buttered or sprayed. Let cool.
  4. Make the Glaze
  5. When the treats have cooled, prepare the glaze. In a medium microwave safe bowl, combine chocolate and heavy cream. Heat on low power in 20 second intervals, stirring between intervals until the chocolate is melted and smooth. Pour over cooled treats and smooth top with an offset spatula. Sprinkle with additional salt. Refrigerate until chocolate is set. Cut into squares.
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Adapted from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook.

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  • Kate@Diethood

    I believe you! These sound like the best ever krispies treats… I mean, brown butter and s’mores!? YESSSS!

  • Tina @ Tina’s Chic

    Smores and krispie treats are each a classic…combining them together is simply brilliant! And I love how you added the graham crackers into the treats. PInned!
    Tina from http://www.tinaschic.com

  • http://joanne-eatswellwithothers.com/ Joanne (eats well with others)

    Brown butter. Plus smores. Whoa. Pretty sure life doesn’t get much better than these.

  • CrunchyCreamySw

    Brown butter rice krispies are THE BEST! This s’mores version – woah! Need these in my life!

  • http://sweetpeasandsaffron.com/ Denise @ Sweet Peas & Saffron

    Wow, these look so amazing!! Brown butter really does make everything better, doesn’t it? I love the idea of sandwiching a marshmallow in between…so gooey and delicious looking!!

  • http://mysavoryspoon.blogspot.com/ cheri

    Hi Jessica, these are wonderful, love the chocolate glaze.

  • Tutti Dolci

    Brown butter rice krispies are the best, these look killer!

    • http://www.portuguesegirlcooks.com/ Jessica |Portuguese Girl Cooks

      Thanks, Laura!

  • http://www.thelawstudentswife.com/ Erin@theLawStudentsWife

    You can absolutely throw it out there, so long as you’re tossing one of these babies directly to me. They look amazing!

    • http://www.portuguesegirlcooks.com/ Jessica |Portuguese Girl Cooks

      Thanks, Erin!

  • http://www.primaverakitchen.com Olivia Ribas

    Hey, Jessica. I just found your blog. I am so glad you live in Ontario too. I live in Toronto, but I am Brazilian. You probably speak Portuguese as well, right? Muito bom te encontrar. Adorei o seu blog e essay receita está maravilhosa ;-)

    • http://www.portuguesegirlcooks.com/ Jessica |Portuguese Girl Cooks

      Hi Olivia! So nice to find another blogger in Toronto! Thank you for stopping by and taking the time to comment!

  • http://londonbakes.blogspot.com Kathryn

    I’m just going to sit here and stare at that rice krispie smore for a while…