","position":2,"name":"In a large saucepan, melt the butter on...","url":"https:\/\/www.melskitchencafe.com\/toasted-coconut-caramel-rice-krispie-treats\/#mv_create_1271_2"},{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"Add the marshmallows and cook on low, stirring constantly until mostly melted, a few small lumps here and there are ok. Add the vanilla extract, coconut extract, and salt and stir to combine. Personally, I my step-mother in-law and a good friend are both survivors. I agree about overdoing it on decadent treats during the holidays. Plus, like the other ingredients you can keep a bag on the shelf for months. Toasted Coconut & Caramel Rice Krispies Treats. Spread evenly over krispie treats (an offset spatula makes spreading easy). Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Baking Ideas by Love from the Oven It is a Mel recipe. Your email address will not be published. You are welcome here, too. I think it’s irresponsible of you to be giving out info in your posts that is SO incorrect and ask that you either refrain or check w a professional the next time I only wish I’d read this post when it first went up before anyone else got misinformation. When I am not cooking in my tiny kitchen, I'm reading in my backyard hammock here in Baltimore City. These Toasted Coconut Rice Krispie Treats have NO butter – just coconut oil. I am not a doctor or a trained dietician. Just making sure before I start them!! Exclusive Member of Mediavine Food. Reserve 3 tablespoons coconut and mix the rest of the coconut with the cereal. While I appreciate your message about breast cancer awareness ( I have lost 3 generations of women to the disease) as a dietitian, I MUST point out that IN NO WAY IS COCONUT HEALTHIER THAN BUTTER! Create an account easily save your favorite content, so you never forget a recipe again. Delicious! I know that so many strides have been made in conquering the disease, but it’s estimated that over 220,000 women will be diagnosed in the United States each year, and over 40,000 of them will die. For years I have included rice krispy treats to our dessert table at Christmas. Three Years Ago: Classic and Delicious Peach Cobbler I've used both the finely shredded already toasted coconut (similar to the kind used in chocolate haystack candies - I always pick up a bag when I'm at Orson Gygi) and also every day sweetened, shredded coconut that I've toasted in a skillet on the stove. Or maybe you are wondering if this recipe might be the one to bring you back to the land of Rice Krispie treats after a long hiatus? Taking the time to toast the coconut in a dry skillet makes all the difference. Promise. All Rights Reserved. They are always the first dessert to disappear! (And exactly how I feel about the cookies too! Melt on 50% power in 30 second increments almost melted. I am not going to admit how long it’s been since I had an official doctor’s visit. No. It’s been freakishly warm for November. Can’t be too careful with taste testing :). Two Years Ago: The Best Homemade Spaghetti Sauce 12. 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Drinking too much alcohol, not exercising enough, and eating poorly all increase your risk of breast cancer. Rice Krispies)","1 1\/2 cups (4.5 ounces) toasted coconut (see note)"],"recipeInstructions":[{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"Butter the bottom and sides of a 9X13-inch pan. At no cost to you, a small percentage of any purchases made through Amazon links on my site will be directed to me to help with operating costs. Welcome to Crazy for Crust, where I share recipes that are sometimes crazy, often with a crust, and always served with a slice of life. Drizzle over the treats. Breast cancer is genetic, and that’s the kind that can’t always be avoided. . For this recipe I used packaged soft caramels because I had them leftover from making caramel apples and they are much easier. Really though, I think most people would love the flavor of coconut … If you want to republish this recipe, please re-write the recipe in your own words, or link back to this post for the recipe. Could I make them a day or two ahead of a party and then bring them or should I plan for day of/morning of? It smells so good while its toasting too. I halved the recipe (using 5 c cereal so they were less marshmallowy) and melted 2 oz caramel (Peter’s block) with the marshmallows. I always feel by the time the actual day arrives, everyone is kind of over saturated with fancy, heavy desserts and food that the simple treats are a welcome break. Drizzle over the Rice Krispie treats (I just use a fork, dip it in the caramel and flick it over the top of the bars). Do NOT walk away from the stove. October is almost over, and with the distraction of the holidays and Halloween, sometimes our own personal health can get overlooked. 5 minutes Are they stackable on a plate for presentation? 8 tablespoons (1 stick, 4 ounces) butter Five Years Ago: Thai Green Curry Meatballs, {"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org","@type":"Recipe","name":"Toasted Coconut Caramel Rice Krispie Treats","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Mel"},"datePublished":"2018-12-12","recipeYield":9,"image":["https:\/\/www.melskitchencafe.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/toasted-coconut-rice-krispies2-720x720.jpg","https:\/\/www.melskitchencafe.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/toasted-coconut-rice-krispies2-720x540.jpg","https:\/\/www.melskitchencafe.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/toasted-coconut-rice-krispies2-720x405.jpg","https:\/\/www.melskitchencafe.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/toasted-coconut-rice-krispies2-735x490.jpg"],"recipeCategory":"Desserts","prepTime":"PT15M","cookTime":"PT5M","performTime":"PT5M","totalTime":"PT20M","recipeIngredient":["14 soft caramels (about 4 ounces)","1 tablespoon cream or half-and-half","1\/2 cup (3 ounces) chocolate chips, melted","8 tablespoons (1 stick, 4 ounces) butter","20 ounces large marshmallows (about 80 large marshmallows)","1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract","1 teaspoon coconut extract","Pinch coarse, kosher salt","9 cups (9 ounces) crisp rice cereal (i.e.