Salted Caramel Rice Krispie Pops

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Caramel and sea salt take good old Rice Krispie bars from good to great. Plus, who doesn't love a treat on a stick?

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Things You'll Need

  • Caramel candies, 11-ounce package

  • 2 tablespoons cream or milk

  • Marshmallows, 10-ounce package

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal

  • Lollipop sticks

  • Sea salt

Unwrap the caramel candies and place in a small saucepan.

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Add 2 tablespoons of cream or milk and cook over low heat, stirring frequently until all the candies are melted and the caramel is smooth. Set aside.

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Melt 3 tablespoons of butter together with 10 ounces of marshmallows. Cook over medium heat until smooth, stirring frequently.

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Add 6 cups of Rice Krispies cereal and stir to combine.

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Pour caramel sauce over Krispies mixture, reserving about 1/4 cup. Stir gently to distribute the caramel sauce throughout the Krispies without mixing it in completely.

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Pour Krispies mixture into a buttered 9 x 13-inch pan and press lightly. Allow to cool, then use a biscuit cutter or cookie cutter to cut circles.

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Tip

To avoid waste, warm the Krispie scraps in the microwave and press them together. Cut more circles from the reformed scraps.

Press a lollipop stick into each Krispie circle.

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Place the Krispie pops on a cooling rack set over a sheet of parchment paper. Drizzle caramel sauce over each pop.

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Sprinkle sea salt onto the warm caramel sauce.

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Cool to room temperature and serve.

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