Add the butter/margarine and mix through, before adding the rice krispies & roughly chopped mini eggs. thank you for linking up to #Bakeoftheweek x. Oopppss….a total utter failure for me! Its good, but not chocolate-y enough for my liking! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. 1) Line a 9x9inch square tray with parchment paper and leave to the side. Smooth the mixture in the tray to make an even layer and then press on the sugar flowers, should you be using them. Don’t let that put you off baking them with kids though because if anyone doesn’t mind eating sticky mess from their fingers, it’s definitely kids! 9 inches) square. Easily customisable with any toppings or additions you like. Copyright © 2020 Nigella Lawson. Traditional home baking, just like Granny used to make. Try it with white chocolate instead of milk chocolate. Cut into large or little squares or slices, as wished. 13 x 9 x 2 inches) or 23cm (approx. 1. Additional information - for gluten free please note that Rice Krispies contain barley malt so replace them with a gluten free puffed rice cereal. Scoop seasoned rice into an oven-safe rectangular baking dish, pressing gently with a spatula to compress rice. 200g Rice Krispies; ¼ tsp salt; 1 tsp vanilla; Preparation Time: - 10 mins Cooking Time:- 0 mins. 2) In a Large sized pan, add the butter – heat on a low heat, stiring frequently, until the butter has melted. In fact, it was one of my…, Filed Under: chocolate, easter, recipe, tray bake, I love easy no bake treats like these – I make crispy cakes a lot this time of year. I also melted down a further 300g of chocolate and spread it over the top, just to add a little extra chocolatey hit to them. Why not keep your Rice Krispy Squares classic, with just the cereal and marshmallows. Your email address will not be published. Put in the fridge to set; this will take 1-2 hours depending on how cold your fridge is. The marshmallow ended up as one huge gluey mass and rice crispies all.over the kitchen. © All content copyright to Amy Lorimer & Christine Lorimer unless otherwise stated. Required fields are marked *. Sprinkle with furikake and broken up Korean crispy seaweed sheets covering the rice. Of course Rice Crispies Squares make a delicious treat all year round but when you add some Mini Eggs to them, it takes them to a whole other level. Learn how your comment data is processed. Built by Embark. The mixture will be incredibly sticky – if it starts to set and becomes unworkable at any stage, pop it back in the microwave for a further 10 seconds. When it comes to Easter Baking there’s few things that can beat a Hot Cross Bun but due to their ease to make, tray bakes are a good competitor. Why? Add the butter/margarine and mix through, before adding the rice krispies & roughly chopped mini … Or if it’s not the season for the Mini Eggs that this recipe suggests, why not add some Smarties or M&Ms? I didn't have any golden syrup, so substituted with maple syrup. In theory these are a very simple tray bake to whip together; that being said, they are stickier than any other substance known to man. Break or chop the chocolate into little pieces and melt in a large bowl (big enough to take all the Rice Krispies later) suspended over a pan of simmering water, making sure the water doesn't actually touch the bowl. STEP 3 Spoon the mixture into a tray and spread out evenly. (say excuse to consume more mini eggs!). MarshmallowsOne of the two main staples of this recipe. Please try again. Take off the heat and mix in the Rice Crispies one cup at a time until the mixture is only slightly gooey. When I first asked Granny to share her Maltesers Slice recipe with me, she rattled it off the top of…, Little known fact for you...I did music as a Standard Grade at school. •  You can also melt your marshmallows in a pan on the hob, however I find it easier & less washing up to use the microwave. For US cup measures, use the toggle at the top of the ingredients list. Butter or MargarineWhichever you use is personal preference; I tend to use margarine to cut out the dairy but either is fine. I used Haribo marshmallows and they turned into such glue i literally glued my hands together and had to get my husband to rescue me. Alternatively, you could scatter any pretty sprinkles over the mixture before putting it in the fridge to set. These Rice Krispie Treat bars can be made start to finish in less than half an hour and that, to me, is a giant win. And with that in mind, you don’t need to reserve this recipe just for Easter. Well, simply because they’re what I had at the time! They’ll just become cornflake squares or cherrio squares, in that case! If sugar flowers elude you, please don't let it ruin your day: just cut the set rice crispie mixture into squares and munch down happily. Last year we shared our Maltesers Slice recipe with a Easter twist and this year we’ve done it again with these Easter themed Rice Crispy Squares. To top with Mini Eggs; push the eggs into the top of your Rice Krispies Squares before they set. Most sugarcraft shops, and some supermarkets, sell sugar or crystallised flowers; and the foil tray I use measures 32 x 20cm and comes from Lakeland, but you could use any receptacle of approx. Your average pink and white marshmallows will also fair just fine.One thing to avoid however is the Haribo Chamallows – their sugar coating is not your friend in an already super sticky mixture. I used my brownie pan to make this and because of its size I doubled the quantities so that I got deeper squares in the end result. Either way a tray of these sticky little squares will feed your entire family and asking to have just one more. The options are endless! There was an error submitting your subscription. Cube your butter and heat in a large pan. In a large bowl, melt the marshmallows in 30 second bursts in the microwave. They are not as excessively sweet as the version made with marshmallows. Thank you {%['first-name'] %}.Your comment has been submitted. Read our Privacy Policy. Mix all the ingredients together. Pour in the Rice Krispies and then fold briskly until everything is combined and turn into your foil tray. Im sure the recipe works but just not with Haribo marshmallows! Transfer mixture to your pre-greased tin and press into tin with the back of a spoon. Once the chocolate has melted, add the butter and syrup and stand for a minute or so before gently folding in, then remove the bowl from the pan. And if you can’t get your hands on rice crispies, you can also swap them out for an alternative cereal of choice. Chocolate Easter nests may be the most iconic of Easter treats to make with kids but these Rice Krispies Squares are a little twist on what is already a favourite snack time treat in our house. In terms of marshmallows, you’ll see in the video I use mini marshmallows. Your email address will not be published. To Make Sushi Tray Bake. It serves as a way to loosen up the marshmallows and make them more workable, so be sure to mix through before adding the rice krispies. Or if you prefer a slightly healthier alternative to sugar-coated chocolates, then try adding some dried fruit and nuts. Add in the Mini Marshmallows and continue to heat on a low heat stir frequently. If your receptacle is not foil, then you'd be wise to line it with foil. My daughter really enjoyed these. They are chilling just now and I can't wait to try them out. Over low heat, this will take about 4 minutes. The result was really good. I really love these. I made a second batch with 4oz of Mexican (cinnamon) chocolate melted with 2oz of dark chocolate and it was even more delicious! Pre-heat oven to 160°C fan-forced. A collection of classic (metric-friendly!) Complexity: This no-bake, sweet treat is one of my favourites. Be patient and do not stir the melting chocolate, though you can use a spatula to fold gently just once. 2015-2020. Leave to set for a few hours and cut into individual squares. I also did a mixture of dark and milk chocolate. recipes, as well as lots of tips and tricks from our all round baking expert, Granny. Traditional Scottish and UK home baking recipes for the whole family. 30 x 20 x 5cm (approx. Rice KrispiesThey can be branded or store-own rice crispies, it doesn’t matter at all. 2. Subscribe to get our latest recipes and all the news from Baking with Granny.