Do you ever have one of those days where you feel like mixing things up just a little bit? I know I do – between work, school, health issues and the general hurly burly of day to day life, I don’t have the time to come up with a new recipe most of the time. Quite often, it’s simply trying a flavour and thinking “mmmh – I’d really like to try this flavour with the texture of a certain cookie or as part of that cake I loved a couple month ago.” Baking is rarely inventing the wheel – most of the time, it’s slowly playing around with one spoke at a time to see how it will taste.
And that’s what this recipe is about. Anyone who knows me will know that, hands down, my favourite M&M flavour is pretzel. I love the salty and sweet combo and if left unattended, I would easily eat a box of them on my own – probably not the best idea! But when I was going for something delicious and gluten limited (as it’s hard to go with something totally gluten-negative!), pretzel rice krispy treats immediately came to mind. It’s easy to make, but I’d definitely recommend this recipe – I ate far more of it than I normally would!
Pretzel M&M Rice Krispy Treats (adapted from Kelloggs)
10 ounces of marshmallows
43g (3 tablespooons) unsalted butter
150g (6 cups) Rice Krispies
1/2 large bag of Pretzel M&Ms
Great combination of salty and sweet – I’d use this as a car trip snack in future!