Cake Batter Rice Krispies Treats

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We love rice krispies treats at our house! I mean who doesn’t? They are quick, easy, and so delicious. But I felt like we needed to mix it up a little. I found this recipe for cake batter krispies that was supposed to be life changing. They were amazing! And I think I ended up eating more than my kids… oops. It was a fun twist to regular rice krispies treats!

Rating: 4 stars Difficulty of Recipe: 1 star
Things that I changed: Nothing
Things that I would do differently next time: Nothing
Will I make this again? Yes! We will probably make them this way every time!
Recipe from: Gimme some oven
Cake batter Krispies stacks on top of each other.

Cake Batter Rice Krispies Treats

5 from 1 vote
We love rice krispies treats at our house! I mean who doesn't? They are quick, easy, and so delicious.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings: 12


  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 10 oz. bag of mini-marshmallows
  • 1/3 cup yellow cake mix
  • 5 cups crispy rice cereal
  • 1 1.75 oz. container of sprinkles


  • Melt butter in a large saucepan over low heat and add marshmallows.
  • Once melted, stir the cake mix slowly into the melted marshmallows until it is combined.
  • In large bowl, combine the rice krispies and melted marshmallow mixture.  (I just used a large pot for melting the marshmallows, removed from heat and added the rice krispies at this time and mixed together.)
  • Add ½ of the sprinkles to the marshmallows and rice krispies while stirring.
  • Spray a 9x13 with cooking spray and press it down into the dish.
  • Sprinkle the remaining sprinkles on top.
  • Wait about 30 minutes before cutting and I also sprayed the knife with cooking spray to help them cut easily!


*With the remaining cake mix you can also made some cake batter cookies.  All you would have to do is measure 6 oz of cake mix and ¼ cup canola oil and 1 egg.  Form that into balls and bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes.


Serves: 12

Calories110kcal (6%)Carbohydrates19g (6%)Protein1g (2%)Fat3g (5%)Saturated Fat2g (10%)Cholesterol8mg (3%)Sodium133mg (6%)Potassium16mgFiber1g (4%)Sugar6g (7%)Vitamin A92IU (2%)Calcium32mg (3%)Iron1mg (6%)

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe and nutritional value will vary depending on the brands you use, measuring methods and portion sizes per household.

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
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Alyssa Rivers

I am Alyssa and the blogger behind The Recipe Critic. I started my blog in June of 2012 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.

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