Cinnamon Roll Rice Krispie Treats

by aimee @ shugarysweets on August 18, 2013

Take your Rice Krispie Treats up a notch by adding Cinnamon Roll flavor! You can’t keep your hands off these.

Cinnamon Roll Rice Krispie Treats: kick your treats up a notch with some delicious cinnamon roll flavor!!!

Okay, so maybe YOU can keep your hands off Rice Krispie Treats, but I cannot. I have zero willpower when it comes to those little homemade treats.

And don’t even try to give me one wrapped in a blue packaging…those are just gross. In my humble opinion of course. This blue twine is about all the packaging I need!

Cinnamon Roll Rice Krispie Treats: kick your treats up a notch with some delicious cinnamon roll flavor!!!

Cinnamon Roll Rice Krispie Treats: kick your treats up a notch with some delicious cinnamon roll flavor!!!

Today’s recipe uses Duncan Hines Frosting creations flavor packets. The Cinnamon Roll flavor. You could totally just add in some cinnamon sugar blend, but I think the packet is a little more concentrated somehow. It really has more of a cinnamon roll taste. But, either way is absolutely delicious.

You could add in a Bubble Gum flavor packet…wonder what that would taste like. I used the Bubble gum in these pretzel bites, and it really tastes like chewing gum. No kidding. Hmmm…ideas….

Anyways, back to THESE treats. One tip about making rice krispie treats is to NOT press your mixture too hard in the pan. They will end up being dry and crunchy, instead of chewy and delicious. Also, lining your pan with parchment paper is awesome. Keeps the pan clean, plus you can just lift it out and cut your squares! ENJOY!

Cinnamon Roll Rice Krispie Treats: kick your treats up a notch with some delicious cinnamon roll flavor!!!

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Cinnamon Roll Rice Krispie Treats

Prep Time: 1 hour

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 12 bars

Ingredients

    For the krispie treats:
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 10oz bag marshmallows
  • 5 cup crispy rice cereal
  • 1 pkg (0.10oz) Duncan Hines Cinnamon Roll Frosting Creations flavor mix
  • For the glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon/sugar blend

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add marshmallow and stir with a spoon until completely melted. Remove from heat.
  2. Whisk in the cinnamon roll flavor packet. Add cereal.
  3. Press mixture into a parchment paper lined 9inch square baking dish. Cover with plastic wrap and allow to set, about one hour.
  4. For the glaze, whisk sugar and milk together. Drizzle over krispie treats and sprinkle immediately with cinnamon sugar blend. Remove treats from pan by lifting parchment paper. Cut into desired sized bars and enjoy!
  5. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.
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Eva @ Eva Bakes August 18, 2013 at 6:14 pm

These Rice Krispies treats look great, Aimee! I am sure that I would have a problem with self control as well. :)
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Madeline Fuhriman August 18, 2013 at 6:39 pm

Ooo… they look great! They look quicker to make than cinnamon rolls too. Thanks for sharing. :)

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Kayle (The Cooking Actress) August 18, 2013 at 7:33 pm

nope..nope you are right I would NOT be able to keep my hands off these!!! I could totes eat em for breakfast, right? :P
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Marcie August 18, 2013 at 8:02 pm

I love cinnamon roll anything. These sound delicious!

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Jen @JuanitasCocina August 18, 2013 at 8:08 pm

Those little flavor packets are my best friend…seriously. And these = genius.
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Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust August 18, 2013 at 9:34 pm

Super awesome Aimee! I love that cinnamon roll packet more than you can ever imagine!
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aimee @ shugarysweets August 19, 2013 at 3:08 pm

Yeah, not sure what’s in it, but its Delish!!

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Julianne @ Beyond Frosting August 18, 2013 at 11:18 pm

Yum! I made Rice Krispies Treat this week too, but nothing fun like Cinnamon Roll! HOpe you guys are enjoying your vacation!
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aimee @ shugarysweets August 19, 2013 at 3:08 pm

I approve of all RKT!! We are having a great time, on the drive home now!

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Ashley @ Kitchen Meets Girl August 18, 2013 at 11:22 pm

Yum – these sound so yummy! I’m going to have to make them for my kiddo’s lunch box (and um, mine??).
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Cathy Pollak ~ Noble Pig August 19, 2013 at 12:36 am

If I had a lunchbox…this is what I would want!
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aimee @ shugarysweets August 19, 2013 at 3:07 pm

Ditto!!

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Angelyn @ Everyday Desserts August 19, 2013 at 9:00 am

Cinnamon rolls AND krispie treats!!?? Two of my favorites! Love this!!

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aimee @ shugarysweets August 19, 2013 at 3:07 pm

Thanks Angelyn, if you love them both then you will love this recipe!

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Jocelyn @BruCrew Life August 19, 2013 at 1:32 pm

I can never say no to rice krispie treats either! And that cinnamon roll packet is one of my favorites.
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Nancy P.@thebittersideofsweet August 19, 2013 at 2:28 pm

Rice Krispie treats are my weakness!
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Abbie August 19, 2013 at 3:13 pm

These look so delicious and sweet! I never dreamed of a cinnamon roll rice krispie treat before. So clever! :)
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Jess @ On Sugar Mountain August 19, 2013 at 3:53 pm

Oh I think I could eat a few dozen of these! It’s a little better than eating a cinnabon, right? ;) heehee. I didn’t know they had a cinnamon roll flavor, but I’m adding it to my shopping list ASAP. :D
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Stacy | Wicked Good Kitchen August 19, 2013 at 7:11 pm

Killer RKT recipe, girl! Saw this in my feed and right away I knew it was yours! Your twist on RKTs in this recipe really is killer. Love cinnamon roll anything and I like that you provided options for peeps…the mix or cinnamon sugar. Definitely going to add your recipe to the round-up I’m diligently working on. Hopefully, to post on Friday. Thanks for sharing!
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Niki August 19, 2013 at 8:09 pm

Yum! I love cinnamon rolls and Rice Krispies yreats – could there be a better combination?!
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Julia | JuliasAlbum.com August 19, 2013 at 10:19 pm

Love these crispy and crunchy treats! Love the addition of cinnamon/sugar blend. An added bonus is that they are so easy to make!
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Tina @ Tina's Chic Corner August 20, 2013 at 11:53 am

Oh my gosh, I’ve been craving cinnamon rolls! These look amazing. An awesome twist to a classic snack. :)
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Mary Frances @ The Sweet Tooth Life August 20, 2013 at 4:22 pm

Those packets are the answer to everything! Uh yes, RCT are addictive. As are cinnamon rolls. I can only imagine fast these would disappear!

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Annette August 21, 2013 at 9:25 am

I made these last night and brought them to work today. Major hit! My boss said these are his favorite of everything I’ve brought in so far. They are delicious. Thanks for a great recipe!

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Melanie (Reasons to Skip The Housework) August 22, 2013 at 1:50 pm

Ya had me at cinnamon roll! Found this recipe on Pinterest! We’d love for you to come over to our newest link party over at The Inspiration Network: DELISH- a desserts only link party. Bring your desserts and let’s party!!
http://theinspiration-network.com/delish-dessert-link-party-no-1/

Smiles,
Melanie and Diana
The Inspiration Network

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Nutmeg Nanny August 23, 2013 at 3:07 pm

Yum!! What a perfect flavor to add to rice krispie treats :)
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elaine wilson August 26, 2013 at 11:57 am

i am not familar with the cinnamon pkg mentioned. i live in ont. canada. is this available here and is it part of the duncan hines cake mix?? this recipe sounds amazing and i would love to try it.

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Rowanvamp0 August 29, 2013 at 10:23 pm

I was wondering can you make these without the glaze and would it still taste alright?

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Starr November 29, 2013 at 12:57 pm

What is the paper you used to cover it?

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