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How to make salted brown butter crispy treats

I adapted this recipe from smittenkitchen.com Make these and get ready to make new friends.

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INGREDIENTS
Gather ingredients.

Gather ingredients.

Grease pan and set aside

Grease pan and set aside

Place butter in pot.

Place butter in pot.

Melt butter over medium-low heat.  Stirring frequently.

Melt butter over medium-low heat. Stirring frequently.

Butter will melt.

Butter will melt.

Then foam.

Then foam.

Then turn clear golden & start to turn brown & smell nutty. Stir frequently, scraping up any bits from the bottom. Don't take eyes off the pot, period b/w butter browning & burning is less than 1 min

Then turn clear golden & start to turn brown & smell nutty. Stir frequently, scraping up any bits from the bottom. Don't take eyes off the pot, period b/w butter browning & burning is less than 1 min

As soon as butter takes on nutty color turn off heat and stir in marshmallows and vanilla.

As soon as butter takes on nutty color turn off heat and stir in marshmallows and vanilla.

The heat from the melted butter should melt them. If not, turn back on low heat until the marshmallows are smooth.

The heat from the melted butter should melt them. If not, turn back on low heat until the marshmallows are smooth.

Remove the pot from stove and stir in salt and cereal together.

Remove the pot from stove and stir in salt and cereal together.

Quickly spread into prepared pan. I use my silicone spatula sprayed  with a little baking spray to press evenly in pan. Let cool.

Quickly spread into prepared pan. I use my silicone spatula sprayed with a little baking spray to press evenly in pan. Let cool.

By the time I wash the dishes, they are ready to cut...

By the time I wash the dishes, they are ready to cut...

As Deb, from Smitten Kitchen says, " ...cut into squares and get ready to make new friends."

As Deb, from Smitten Kitchen says, " ...cut into squares and get ready to make new friends."

  • 3.0c Rice Krispies cereal
  • 3.0c Frosted Krispies cereal
  • 1/4lb (1stick) Unsalted Butter
  • 10.0oz Bag marshmallows
  • 1/4tsp Heaping Course Sea Salt
  • 1.0tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1.0 Large pot
  • 1.0 Nonstick spray
  • 1.0 Silicone Spatula
  • 1.0 8-inch square pan with 2-inch sides