Dairy Farmers of Canada

Frozen Toasted Rice Square

Here is a frozen version of a favourite kids’ snack.

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 5 min
  • Freezing: 3 h
Yields 10 - 12 servings
frozen toasted rice square


  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup (250 mL) miniature marshmallows
  • 4 cups (1 L) of toasted rice cereal (Rice Krispies®-type) + 1/2 cup (125 mL) of toasted rice cereal
  • 8 cups (2 L) of vanilla or caramel ice cream
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Line a 20 cm (8 inches) square pan with parchment paper or plastic wrap and set aside.

Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat, add marshmallows and melt gently for 30 seconds (marshmallows must not be all melted). Remove from heat and add 4 cups of cereal. Mix well and cool.

Soften ice cream using a mixer; add cereal mixture in small quantities at a time. Pour into pan and sprinkle with remaining cereal. Freeze for 3 hours.

Remove from pan using parchment paper and cut into square. Serve immediately or store in freezer.

Note: Using a knife dipped in hot water will cut perfect squares.


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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 299 Calories
Protein: 4 g
Carbohydrate: 32 g
Fat: 17 g
Fibre: 0.7 g
Sodium: 159 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 11 % / 116 mg
Folate: 25 %
Iron: 24 %
Riboflavin: 26 %
Vitamin B12: 62 %