50 ml or ¼ cup margarine or butter
1.25 L or 5 cups miniature or 40 regular (250 g pkg) marshmallows
2 ml or ½ tsp vanilla extract (optional)
1.5 L or 6 cups Rice Krispies* cereal
Stove Top Directions:
In large saucepan over low heat, melt margarine. Add marshmallows; stir until melted and well blended. Remove from heat.
Stir in vanilla. Add cereal, stirring until coated.
Using lightly buttered spatula, press into buttered 3.5 L (13 x 9″) pan. Cool. Cut into bars.
In large microwaveable bowl, microwave margarine on HIGH (100%) 30-60 seconds or until melted. Add marshmallows, tossing to coat. Microwave on HIGH (100%) 1 – 1 ½ minutes or until smooth when stirred, stirring after 45 seconds. Follow steps 2 and 3 above.
Cooking times are for 700 watt microwaves; increase by 15-30 seconds for lower wattage ovens.
YIELD: 24 bars
Photo: Francis Schoeman