Summer Cooking-Rice Krispies Treats

Now we are ready to start. You need 1/4 cup butter or margarine. That equals half of the cube.
butter in pan
Put the 1/4 cup butter in the large kettle.
butter dish
Slice a few thin pieces from the rest of butter and put them in the
9 x 13 inch pan.
grease pan
Use a plastic sandwich bag to spread the butter all around in the pan. The butter will keep the Treats from sticking to the pan.
The sandwich bag will keep you from getting to greasy.
add marshmallows
Now count exactly 40 large marshmallows into the kettle with the butter. Place pan on stove top burner and turn heat to medium. Stir constantly with a wooden spoon.
stir constantly
The butter will melt before the marshmallows
Keep stirring.
starting to melt
The marshmallows take a little while to melt.
Keep stirring.
melted mixture
When the mixture is smooth and creamy it is time to add the 6 cups of Rice Krispies cereal.
pour in pan
You may need help with the next step.
The heavy kettle will be hot, so use potholders to hold the pot.
Quickly scoop all the Rice Krispies mixture into the buttered 9 x 13 inch pan.
cover pan
Cover the pan with plastic wrap or the lid if your pan has one and let stand 1 hour.
I know, it is hard to wait.

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