3 Ingredient Rice Bubble Bars Recipe (2024)

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This 3 Ingredient Rice Bubble Slice makes a great snack for the kids – and adults too! Made using just Marshmallows, Butter and Rice Bubbles and requiring just 10 minutes preparation time, it really doesn’t get any easier. Both regular and Thermomix methods can be found in the recipe card below.

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For an after school or lunch box snack for the kids, you really can’t go wrong with these Rice Bubble Bars. They are an easy budget version of the popular store bought bars, and one batch of can supply a full week of lunch box snacks for my boys – as long as I hide the container in the fridge 😉

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Three Ingredients – you just need Rice Bubbles, Marshmallows and Butter to make this recipe.

10 minutes prep time – regardless of whether you make this recipe conventionally or using a Thermomix, it takes no time to put together.

Perfect Party Food – this classic recipe is the ultimate party table treat!

No Bake – once you put the mixture together, all you need to do is wait for the slice to set.

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Ingredients

For the full ingredient list and cooking method, please see the recipe card below.

  • Rice Bubbles – or any brand of puffed rice cereal.
  • Butter – unsalted butter was used for this recipe.
  • Marshmallows – I just used white marshmallows to make the slice pictured, you can use both pink and white, however the slice will take on a pink hue.
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How to Make Rice Bubble Slice

Step 1. Melt the butter and marshmallows.

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Step 2. Add the Rice Bubbles and gently stir to combine.

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Step 3. Transfer the mixture to a prepared slice tray and gently push down until the surface is smooth. Top with sprinkles if desired.

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Step 4. Place into the fridge for 2 – 3 hours or until set.

Step 5. Once set, slice into pieces and enjoy!

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Recipe Hints and Tips

  • This slice is best stored in the fridge and enjoyed within 5 days of making.
  • If you can’t find Rice Bubbles, you can use alternatives such as Rice Krispies.
  • You can also use both pink and white marshmallows for this recipe, if using pink, the slice will have a slight colour to it.
  • When pushing the slice down into the tray, I find using a metal spoon or spatula to be the most effective method.
  • You can sprinkle 100s and 100s over the top of the slice before placing into the fridge if you wish.
  • To make Rice Bubble Bars, simple cut the slice in half lengthways and then into bars.
  • I used an 28 x 18cm slice tin to make the recipe pictured, you can use different sized baking dishes however the depth of the slice will vary.

What can be made from Rice Bubbles?

Mars Bar Slice, Chocolate Crackles, Rice Bubble Slice, Rice Bubble Bars, Peanut Butter Bars and more!

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Rice Bubble Slice

Lauren

This 3 Ingredient Rice Bubble Slice recipe is an easy no bake slice recipe to make with your kids! It's the perfect party food idea and also a yummy lunch box treat. Both regular and Thermomix instructions included.

4.72 from 14 votes

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Prep Time 10 minutes mins

Chilling Time 2 hours hrs

Total Time 2 hours hrs 10 minutes mins

Course Dessert, Snacks

Cuisine Australian, Modern

Servings 24 pieces

Calories 46 kcal

Ingredients

  • 75 grams butter
  • 200 grams white marshmallows
  • 6 cups rice bubbles or similar
  • 100s & 1000s to decorate optional

Instructions

  • To begin, line the base and sides of an 18 x 28cm slice tray with baking paper – making sure you leave the paper hanging over the edges.

  • In a large bowl, add the rice bubbles and set aside until needed.

  • Place the butter and marshmallows in a small saucepan and cook over a medium heat stirring occasionally until they have both melted and combined.

  • Pour the melted mixture quickly into the bowl with the rice bubbles, and mix until combined.

  • Pour the combined mixture into a slice tin and use a metal spoon to spread across the tin and push down.

  • Sprinkle 100s and 1000s over the top (optional) and place in the fridge for two hours or until set.

  • Once set, remove the slice from the fridge and cut into small squares.

Thermomix Instructions

  • To begin, line the base and sides of an 18 x 28cm slice tray with baking paper – making sure you leave the paper hanging over the edges.

  • Place the butter and Marshmallows in Thermomix bowl and cook for 4 minutes, 80 degrees, speed 2. Scrape down the sides and cook for a further 2 minutes, 80 degrees, speed 2 if not quite melted.

  • Add the Rice Bubbles and mix for 40 seconds, speed 1 on REVERSE. Use the spatula to assist pushing the rice bubbles down towards the blades. Continue until mixed through.

  • Pour the combined mixture into a slice tin and use a metal spoon to spread across the tin and push down.

  • Sprinkle 100s and 1000s over the top (optional) and place in the fridge for two hours or until set.

  • Once set, remove the slice from the fridge and cut into small squares.

Notes

  • This slice is best stored in the fridge and enjoyed within 5 days of making.
  • If you can’t find Rice Bubbles, you can use alternatives such as Rice Krispies.
  • You can also use both pink and white marshmallows for this recipe, if using pink, the slice will have a slight colour to it.
  • When pushing the slice down into the tray, I find using a metal spoon or spatula to be the most effective method.
  • You can sprinkle 100s and 100s over the top of the slice before placing into the fridge if you wish.
  • To make Rice Bubble Bars, simple cut the slice in half lengthways and then into bars.
  • I used an 28 x 18cm slice tin to make the recipe pictured, you can use different sized baking dishes however the depth of the slice will vary.

Nutrition

Serving: 0gCalories: 46kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 1gFat: 0.2gSaturated Fat: 0.1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.03gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.04gCholesterol: 0.3mgSodium: 10mgPotassium: 10mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 5IUCalcium: 4mgIron: 0.2mg

Keyword Lunch Box, No Bake Slice, Party Food

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Comments

  1. Lailah

    Mine needed 7 minutes of cooking time to melt the mashmallows. I increased to speed 3 for the last few minutes to help melt some random pieces that were being stubborn.

    Reply

    • Lauren Matheson

      Oh really? I haven’t had that issue before. Would love to know what brand marshmallows you used and I can add the info to the recipe notes x

      Reply

  2. Gwen

    These are delicious and super easy. Can you freeze them?

    Reply

    • erin

      3 Ingredient Rice Bubble Bars Recipe (12)
      yes

      Reply

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FAQs

How do you make rice bubbles? ›

First, we take a big bag of rice grains and give them a good steam. We then add a little bit of sugar, salt and some vitamins and minerals. After the rice is cooked it takes a journey through the equivalent of some big rolling pins and into a hot oven - where they are magically puffed into their famous shape.

Is puffed rice the same as rice bubbles? ›

Shipping calculated at checkout. Whole grains of white rice that have been puffed through the application of heat and pressure.

What is rice bubbles made out of? ›

Whole white rice (91%), sugar, salt, barley malt extract, minerals (iron, zinc oxide), vitamins (niacin, riboflavin, vitamin B6, folate).

Are Rice Bubbles healthy? ›

Made from the puffed grains of whole white rice, Kellogg's® Rice Bubbles® Gluten Free helps give kids a great start to the day. Kellogg's® Rice Bubbles® Gluten Free are a good source of B vitamins, are low in fat, and contain no preservatives and no artificial colours or flavours.

What makes Rice Bubbles pop? ›

As milk flows into the crispy kernel, the liquid puts pressure on the air inside and pushes it around. The air shoves against each pocket's walls until they shatter, forcing out a snap, or a crackle, or, as you, know, sometimes a pop. You can also see tiny air bubbles escaping to the surface. The race is now on.

Can you make your own Rice Bubbles? ›

Things You Should Know

Dry the rice in the oven at 250 °F (121 °C) for 2 hours. Then, pour 2 in (5 cm) of oil into a pot and heat it to 425 °F (218 °C). Place the rice in a metal fine mesh strainer and lower it into the oil. Let the rice puff and fry for 5 to 10 seconds, then pour the rice on paper towels to drain.

What are Rice Bubbles called in America? ›

Rice Krispies (known as Rice Bubbles in Australia and New Zealand) is a breakfast cereal produced by WK Kellogg Co for the United States, Canadian, and Caribbean markets and by Kellanova for the rest of the world. Rice Krispies are made of crisped rice.

Are Rice Bubbles full of sugar? ›

You can see that Corn Flakes and Rice Bubbles are not very high in sugar, both about 7-8%. But they don't rate as an everyday choice because of their low fibre content.

Are Rice Bubbles good for kids? ›

A simple and delicious choice. As well as being fun, Rice Bubbles are made from single grains of rice, are low in fat, are high in iron and have no artificial colours, preservatives or flavours.

What are rice crispy treats made of? ›

Rice Krispies Treats (also called 'Rice Krispie Treats', 'Marshmallow Treats', 'Marshmallow Squares', or 'Rice Krispies Squares' in the United Kingdom & Canada, and 'LCMs' in Australia) are a confection commonly made through binding WK Kellogg Co's Rice Krispies or another crisp rice cereal together with butter or ...

Can you use any rice for puffed rice? ›

WATCH HOW TO MAKE PUFFED RICE:

Puffed Rice - a versatile topping to add a bit of crunch to wraps, salads, noodles, and more! Try it out with any rice (white, brown or black) for a fun pop of color that'll pair well with Asian stir frys and stews! Heat your oil on medium heat in a heavy-bottomed saucepan.

Are Rice Bubbles the same as Rice Krispies? ›

Rice Krispies (known as Rice Bubbles in Australia and New Zealand) is a breakfast cereal produced by WK Kellogg Co for the United States, Canadian, and Caribbean markets and by Kellanova for the rest of the world. Rice Krispies are made of crisped rice.

Does rice bubble in microwave? ›

Rice needs to absorb moisture slowly to become fluffy and tender. When you lower the power level, your microwave will turn its heating function off for short periods of time to slow the cooking process. If you were to cook your rice at full power, it would bubble over and burn.

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