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Birthday Cake Rice Krispie Treats

Cake Batter Rice Krispie Treats

These cake batter rice krispie treats are one of the easiest and tastiest recipes you can make! Easily make a batch of these squares as a quick treat for the kids or as a simple dessert after dinner. Everyone loves the classic Rice Krispie treat, myself included, but this new and equally simple version just takes the cake!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 people


  • 9 x 13 Baking Dish
  • Large saucepan
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Spatula


  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • 4 cups mini marshmallows
  • ½ cup dry cake mix (confetti, yellow or white)
  • 5 cups crispy rice cereal
  • ½ cup rainbow sprinkles, divided


  • In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat until just melted. Do not let it burn.
  • Turn to low heat and add marshmallows to the butter. Melt the marshmallows until there aren't any lumps. Stir continually to keep from burning on the bottom.
  • Stir in the dry cake mix until well combined.
  • Pour crispy rice cereal and half the sprinkles in a large bowl. Then pour the marshmallow mixture over it. Stir gently until well combined and cereal is completely coated.
  • Spray a 9 x 13 baking pan with cooking spray.
  • Fold the rice crispy mixture into the pan and use a piece of greased wax paper to press it down evenly.
  • Top with leftover sprinkles. Allow to cool. Then cut into squares and enjoy!
Keyword dessert