Rice Krispie Treat Cupcakes

Rice Krispie Treat Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • Honey Nutella Rice Krispies Nest:
    1/2 cup Nutella and 1/2 cup honey;
    4 cup Rice Krispies
  • Mini Vanilla Cupcake:
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Topping:
    1 cup Nutella and 2 tablespoons color sprinkle

Directions:

Honey Nutella Rice Krispies Nest:

  • Put Nutella and honey in microwave for half a minute in a medium bowl.
  • Stir and microwave more if needed until well combined.
  • Combine with Rice Krispies.
  • Place in a greased muffin pan and press to the sides to form a nest.
  • Put in refrigerator for 3 – 4 hours.

Mini Vanilla Cupcake:

  • Line mini muffin pan with muffin liners or grease it.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Sift flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Mix well.
  • Cream butter with an electric mixer with the paddle attachment on medium-high speed.
  • Add sugar from time to time and beat until well combined.
  • Lower the speed to medium and the egg. Then add half of the flour mixture and beat on low speed.
  • Add vanilla extract and milk and mix until well combined.
  • Add the remaining flour mixture.
  • Spread batter over muffin cups. Bake for about 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  • Remove muffin liners and put 1 mini cupcake in each rice nest.
  • If the cupcake is taller than the rice krispies nest press gently to flatten.
  • Displace the whole nest from the pan.

Topping:

  • Melt Nutella in microwave for about 10 seconds and spread a tablespoon of Nutella over the cupcakes.
  • Garnish with color sprinkle.
  • Enjoy!

Yield: 12 cupcakes

Submitted by: Thelma Hudson

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