Caramel Rice Krispie Treat Starfish make perfect treats for your oceanfront event or pool party.
Caramel Rice Krispie Treats (starfish and turtles)
Prep Time
40 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Rice Krispie Cereal coated in a decadently rich caramel can be shaped into starfish and turtles using plastic sand mold beach toys.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beach, beach party, caramel, parties, pool party, rice krispies, starfish
Servings: 20 -30
Author: Beth Jackson Klosterboer
  • 19 cups 18 ounce box Rice Krispies Cereal
  • 2 sticks butter 8 ounces
  • 2 cups light brown sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups light corn syrup
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • Optional-
  • decorations: candy eyes modeling chocolate or candies
  • edible "glue" use piping gel, corn syrup, chocolate, or frosting
  1. Pour crisp rice cereal in very large heatproof bowl.
  2. Cut butter into small pieces.
  3. Place butter, brown sugar, and corn syrup in a medium saucepan.
  4. Heat on medium, stirring as needed, until butter melts and mixture begins to bubble around the edges.
  5. Place lid on pan for one minute.
  6. Remove lid and allow to boil for 2 more minutes, without stirring.
  7. Remove from heat and add sweetened condensed milk, stir to combine.
  8. Return to medium heat and allow to boil for three minutes.
  9. Pour over cereal and stir until well combined.
  10. Let cool for 10 minutes.
  11. Line plastic molds with plastic wrap.
  12. Fill molds with cereal.
  13. Press to compress cereal so that it holds it's shape.
  14. Un-mold treats and allow to cool completely.
  15. Decorate, if desired by attaching candies using edible "glue."