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Better than Rice Krispie Treats - Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal Treats

Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal Treats are the dessert treat you never knew was missing from your life. They are crunchy and gooey like a Rice Krispie treat then also have this amazing surprise burst of delicious cinnamon and sugar - so good.
Cook Time5 mins
Chilling Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cereal treats, cinnamon toast crunch, cinnamon toast crunch cereal treats, rice krispie treats
Diet: Kid Friendly
Cooking Method: Stove
Servings: 8
Calories: 249kcal
Author: Kari




  • Melt 4 tbsp. butter in a large pot.
    4 tablespoons butter
  • Once the butter is melted, mix in ¼ cup sweetened condensed milk and stir until it is well combined. It will get really bubbly and thick.
    4 tablespoons butter, ¼ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • Next, add 5 ounces of marshmallows (half a bag) and let them melt, stirring until the mixture is smooth. (About 3 - 5 minutes.)
    5 ounces mini-marshmallows
  • Once the marshmallows are melted, add the 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract and ½ teaspoon kosher salt.
    1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract, ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • Now, stir in 5 cups cereal and the remaining ½ cup marshmallows.
    5 cups Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal, ½ cup mini-marshmallows
  • Spread the mixture into a 10.5 x 7.5-inch casserole dish that has either been buttered or spray with cooking spray.
  • Cover the casserole dish with plastic wrap and set it in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  • Slice into bars/squares and enjoy!


🔢 Recipe Yield
This recipe makes 8 fairly large treats. As you eat the gooey squares, they soften and kind of just melt in your hands - they are so messy but so good.
🥫Storage/Shelf Life/Reheating
These treats should be stored in the refrigerator only because they will melt. They are fine kept at room temperature if you want to bring them to a part and the air conditioning will be on, they will just be a little soft and gooey. (At a picnic, they will just be really gooey - but honestly, that is the best part.)
These treats are best eaten within 24 - 48 hours but will last 3 - 5 days. We store them either in an air-tight container or just with some plastic wrap over the top.
📋 Tips
Add extra marshmallows when you stir in the cereal. They leave these delicious marshmallow-y pockets of melty deliciousness throughout the treats.
Give these treats plenty of time to set up. If you are bringing them somewhere in the morning, make them the night before - bringing them somewhere in the afternoon, make them the morning of. (If you are just snacking on them an hour or two is plenty of time.)


Serving: 1square | Calories: 249kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 371mg | Potassium: 82mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 825IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 2mg