Cake Batter Rice Krispy Treats


My good friend Raimi gave me this recipe. Well, actually she made them for my daughter at church, I took the last couple bites of her second serving & then begged for the recipe. They are so good.

I have always been a big fan of rice krispy treats. I remember in the dorms at college eating the rice krispy treat and the snickerdoodle everyday after dinner. Seriously, everyday. And they were big, thick gooey treats - not wimpy or dry at all. I can't stand a wimpy rice krispy treat.

This one is a champ. It should be too, with cake batter & all of the sprinkles! Sprinkles make everything good.

Cake Batter Rice Krispy Treats
Printable Recipe here

3 Tbs. butter
6 cups Rice Krispies
1/3 cups yellow or white cake batter dry mix (unprepared)
1 bag - 10 oz. mini marshmallows
1 jar (1.75 oz ) multicolored sprinkles

*optional - I added a jar of the marshmallow fluff to mine to make it really gooey! Just add it to the pan when the marshmallows are almost all melted.

In a large saucepan, heat butter and marshmallows on low until melted.
Slowly, add dry cake mix, one small scoop at a time to the melted marshmallows. Don't dump them all in! It will lump up and won't be as smooth.

In a separate bowl, add 6 cups of Rice Krispies. Fold in the melted marshmallows and half of the jar of sprinkles.

Press them into a well greased baking dish. I like to spray my hand with Pam before I do this step because then I can really press them into the pan well without it sticking to my hand and pulling back up.

This is the fun part! You can make them big & fat like I like them by putting them into a smaller dish or you can make them skinny by putting them in a 9x13 pan. Either way is yummy! Top them off with the rest of the sprinkles. Let them sit and cool off for a little bit before you cut into them. I never wait too long :)


  1. I needed a recipe to use up some left over cake batter!!! Thanks for the great idea. I am going to make them for a pot luck this weekend.

  2. I bet these would be FANTASTIC with cocoa krispies and and chocolate cake mix. Hmmmmmmm

    I miss seeing your posts - are you well? Everything alright?

  3. Can you do this with brownie mix too? Have a box I need to use up