Vanilla Cookie Krispie Treats {Gluten-Free}

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Vanilla Cookie Krispie Treats {Gluten-Free}

I decided to start this working from home thing with a bang.

Vanilla Cookie Krispie Treats {Gluten-Free}

5:15am wake-up

6 am INSANITY workout

6:45 try not to die while writing my blog post

Vanilla Cookie Krispie Treats {Gluten-Free}

I feel the 3pm exhaustion coming on already.  Luckily, in a time like that, there are super easy desserts to make that have everyone falling in love.  Seriously.  I brought these Vanilla Cookie Krispie Treats to my sister’s birthday party and her friends all thought I was a culinary genius.  I tried to explain to them that they took about 15 minutes of work from start to finish but they just wouldn’t believe me.  Guess I’ll just have to continue to look like a kitchen rockstar even when I’m unable to move.

Vanilla Cookie Krispie Treats {Gluten-Free}

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Vanilla Cookie Krispie Treats {Gluten-Free}

Serves 20

Ingredients:

3 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 10.5 -ounce bag marshmallows

3 cups gluten-free rice krispies

3 cups roughly chopped gluten-free vanilla sandwich cookies (about 20 cookies)

Directions:

Spray a 13×9 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray

In a large pot, melt butter over medium heat

Stir in marshmallows until melted (will take several minutes)

Remove from heat and stir in cereal and cookies until completely coated

Press into prepared baking dish; wax paper helps to press the mixture down minimal sticking

Allow to cool before cutting into squares and serving; store in an air-tight container for up to a 5 days

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Vanilla Cookie Krispie Treats {Gluten-Free}

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27 Responses to “Vanilla Cookie Krispie Treats {Gluten-Free}”

  1. Caroline @ chocolate & carrots March 19, 2012 at 7:07 am #

    These are great! I just want to take a BIG bite out of one. Mmm! ;D Congrats on your first day at home! :D

  2. shelly (cookies and cups) March 19, 2012 at 7:40 am #

    WHat a fun gluten free spin! Love these!

  3. Kathryn March 19, 2012 at 7:41 am #

    Hurrah for you first day working from home! If it was me, I’d probably still be in bed so I think you’re off to a great start.

    These look absolutely delicious, I love the crunch of adding the cookies in there too!

  4. Carolyn March 19, 2012 at 7:45 am #

    Those look wonderful, Lauren. A great GF treat.

  5. Liz @ Tip Top Shape March 19, 2012 at 8:55 am #

    I love easy desserts like these! Great recipe :D

  6. thelittleloaf March 19, 2012 at 9:35 am #

    Very jealous of your first day working from home! Reckon I’d be exactly the same, starting off in a blur of eager excitement and burning myself out. Just pop one of these in your mouth for energy and you’ll be fine though – they look like a pretty good sugar rush!

  7. Joanne March 19, 2012 at 9:36 am #

    Haha so I guess Insanity is pretty intense? :P

    It’s okay…I can’t really move either. We can walk around looking like 80 year old cripples together!

    These rice krispies treats sound amazing! The addition of the sandwich cookies is kind of genius.

  8. Kiri W. March 19, 2012 at 10:11 am #

    Oooh, what an intriguing idea :) I love rice krispie treats, so these, I am sure, would be delicious, too.

  9. Averie @ Averie Cooks March 19, 2012 at 10:19 am #

    I made golden grahams smores/RKTreats about 6 months ago but I baked them and did baked bars, rather than no-bake. I love how QUICK yours are! And gooey!

  10. Rachel @ Baked by Rachel March 19, 2012 at 10:32 am #

    I totally kind of envy your ability to get up and get things going without having little people in your way. Someday! But my lil ones would definitely adore these treats!!

  11. Bee (Quarter Life Crisis Cuisine) March 19, 2012 at 10:46 am #

    Ohhh delicious! I like to keep gluten-free goodie recipes bookmarked just in case–since ciliac’s runs in my family and my cousins didn’t know they had it until their 20s. Scary, but all the good options make me a little less scared :)

  12. Cassie March 19, 2012 at 12:21 pm #

    These are so fun, enjoy your “first day”!

  13. DessertForTwo March 19, 2012 at 2:41 pm #

    I want 10 of these in my lunchbox tomorrow please, mmk?!

    :)

  14. Jen @ The Scrumptious Pumpkin March 19, 2012 at 3:38 pm #

    Love how easy and quick these are. They look delicious!

  15. Rachel @ The Avid Appetite March 19, 2012 at 3:42 pm #

    Jealous!! You picked an absolutely gorgeous day for your first one at home :) So happy for you. These look fantastic! Great idea to add the cookies into it!

  16. Kim - Liv Life March 19, 2012 at 6:56 pm #

    Krispie treats are ever so popular at our house… Love the addition of the cookies!!

  17. Ben March 19, 2012 at 8:01 pm #

    Working from home rules, doesn’t it? I love this simple and delicious dessert. It’s the perfect end of a busy work day at home.

  18. Erin @ Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts March 19, 2012 at 8:37 pm #

    Sounds like you kicked working from homes butt! These krispie treats look gooey and delicious!

  19. Simply Life March 19, 2012 at 8:41 pm #

    haha, I love feeling SO great in the morning but then yes, I definitely crash right around 3pm as well- wish I had these to pick me up!

  20. Baking Serendipity March 19, 2012 at 11:45 pm #

    You totally kicked day one of the new career booty :) I love rice krispie add-ins…they definitely make a simple dessert new and impressive.

  21. myfudo March 20, 2012 at 4:36 am #

    Sweet and crunchy…just the way I want my snacks to be. =) Thanks for the recipe!

  22. Erin March 20, 2012 at 11:48 am #

    Treats like this are the reason I do things like spin class twice a week and p90x haha. IDK if I am ready for Insanity yet though. Great treat for your first day working from home!

  23. Kristina March 20, 2012 at 12:31 pm #

    DANG these look fantastic. enjoy your first day!

  24. Let Me Eat Cake March 20, 2012 at 1:11 pm #

    rice crispy treats are so simple and bring me so much joy! the sticky the chewy the sweetness love them. i bet the vanilla cookies added a great texture!

  25. Lori from A Family's Life March 20, 2012 at 3:41 pm #

    I love rice crispes treats! And the added cookie sounds great!

  26. Dawn (HealthySDLiving) March 20, 2012 at 4:48 pm #

    Gluten Free? I’m in love! These look amazing – thank you for sharing! :)

  27. Lacy March 23, 2012 at 3:33 pm #

    Wow you work out at 6am! I would die!! I’m sooo not a morning person, getting up before 6:30 is definitely torture for me! These treats sound delicious, the vanilla sandwich cookies are an awesome addition!