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Cheetos Marshmallow Crispy Treats

These Cheetos Marshmallow Treats are a cheesy, salty twist to the classic Rice Krispies Treats. *The photographed treats below are made with the Flamin’ Hot flavor of Cheetos Crunchy snacks, therefore, giving a more red appearance.

Cheetos Marshmallow Crispy Treats by @SeededTableI may have gone over my boundaries.  But, if boundaries are meant to keep you safe, then I want to be in danger when it comes to these marshmallow treats.

Cheetos Marshmallow Crispy Treats by @SeededTable

The week before Easter Sunday, Judah came home from preschool with the cutest cone-shaped bag of Cheetos, stuffed at the top with green “grass” to give the appearance of a large carrot.  It was the coolest thing! I hadn’t had Cheetos in forever before that day.  Judah and I sat at our kitchen table and munched on that bag until they were gone.  I’m pretty sure I licked my fingers clean with the last few pieces.

Cheetos Marshmallow Crispy Treats by @SeededTable

I found out that these Cheetos were different than the ones I grew up on.  These were oven baked Cheetos and much crunchier!  I seriously loved them.

Cheetos Marshmallow Crispy Treats by @SeededTable

For some reason, my mind immediately went to creating these Cheetos Marshmallow Treats, so I wrote “Cheetos” down on my list for my next grocery store trip.

Cheetos Marshmallow Crispy Treats by @SeededTable

I wasn’t sure how this would turn out.  My first mistake was accidentally picking up the wrong flavor.  I grabbed two bags of the Flamin’ Hot flavor!  Oops!  I used them anyway, and didn’t let Judah eat any.  Poor kid!  They were definitely HOT!

Cheetos Marshmallow Crispy Treats by @SeededTable

But, they were soooooooo good.  They’re even better with the original flavor and not the flamin’ hot.

Cheetos Marshmallow Crispy Treats by @SeededTableCrispy, cheesy, salty, and gooey.  Oh.my.wurrrd.

Cheetos Marshmallow Crispy Treats by @SeededTable

Cheetos Marshmallow Crispy Treats

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 24 squares

Cheetos Marshmallow Crispy Treats

A cheesy and salty twist on the traditional Rice Krispies Treats.

  • 2 bags (9 oz. each) Cheetos Crunchy snacks
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 (10 oz.) bag miniature marshmallows

Lightly spray a 9-x13-inch baking dish; set aside.

Open a bag of Cheetos to let the air out. Scrunch the opening back up to close, then crushed the bags to break up the Cheetos in roughly smaller pieces. Repeat with the second bag then set aside.

In a large sauce pan, melt the butter. Once melted, add the marshmallows and continue to heat over medium low heat, stirring constantly until the marshmallows are completely melted and smooth. Immediately, and quickly, stir in the two bags of Cheetos (or just 1 1/2 bags if you want them more gooey). Continue to gently mix until the marshmallows are evenly distributed.

Transfer immediately to the prepare baking dish and press to evenly spread. Let cool, then cut into squares.

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Comments

  1. I was eyeing a recipe for caramelized cheetos the other day. I have done cheetos crusted chicken before too and loved it. I definitely want to jump off the deep end and mix them up in this sweet treat now!

  2. Also, did you add food coloring or did it change to that pinky color?

    • Nikki Gladd says:

      No food coloring! haha! Since I made them first with the “Flamin’ Hot” flavor, I photographed those. The Flamin’ Hot ones are more red as shown. :)

  3. Mellybrown says:

    Are you pregnant? ;)

    Just teasing. I love cheetos, but not entirely sure how I feel about this :)

  4. I’m officially intrigued. I’m eating cheetos right now! Now I’ve got some new inspiration for my other bag! So creative!!

  5. Derrick Bright says:

    I would try them. My? Not so sure.

  6. Ummm…. These are really amazing!!!! Don’t knock it until you try it people!

    • Nikki Gladd says:

      Thanks, Melissa! So glad to have your feedback so others know that I’m not lying! They really ARE good! :)

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