New Product Review:
Rice Krispies Treats Cereal
From Kellogg'sReviewed by Mr Breakfast on 10/14/2003
This is a good cereal. Like the original, this new cereal snaps and pops as you douse it with milk. The texture of crumbled Rice Krispies Treats is a "treat" for your mouth. The milk creeps into the crevices of each clump, so that each bite is a fine collection of moist and crunch. I was worried that this cereal might be too sweet, but the makers found a nice balance, and the new cereal is only marginally sweeter than its namesake.
I also enjoyed the bottom of the bowl. The single Rice Krispies -- stragglers that broke from their clumps -- float joyfully in the flavored milk, and it's like winning a bonus little bowl of Rice Krispies.
The price we paid: $2.99
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What do you think of Rice Krispies Treats Cereal?
I accidentally messed up a pan of my favorite homemade Rice Krispies treats yesterday with the unexpected result of creating something with the same texture as the amazing cereal. I just devoured a big ol' bowl of nostalgia without having to brave the Walmart chaos! Here's the original recipe - I used 10 ounces of marshmallows instead of 20 ounces... http://www.merrygourmet.com/2011/05/guest-post-brown-butter-rice-krispies-treats/
Comment submitted: 12/29/2013 (#4825)
In PA, they sell it at fresh grocers at 5 dollars a box. Expensive I know. I learned the hard way. In Jersey, they sell it at Wal-mart for 3$ a box. I have to buy these weekly since my BF is overly obsessed over this stuff. Trust me, I did my research.
Comment submitted: 12/21/2012 (#3546)
This was my favorite cereal. Please bring it back. It was so good!
Comment submitted: 11/14/2012 (#3523)
I remember growing up to this stuff! This was the best ever, getting up on Saturday watching cartoons and eating my rice krispy treat cereal was one of my favorite things to do!
I live in California in a big city and never can find it and think of this cereal everyonce in awhile and went on a trip with my gf's family to north dakota and in the smallest town ever they had it and bought a few boxes shipped them home and busted one open and ate a whole box for dinner. not eating one of your favorite foods in a decade then eating it is indescribable :)
Comment submitted: 11/4/2010 (#2602)
By ladyjuicy0306 (Team Breakfast Member)
I am in PA and I can't find it in any stores... are there any stores who sell it or do I have to order it online???
Comment submitted: 10/27/2010 (#2591)
By CTSWDS (Team Breakfast Member)
The cereal of perfection!!!! So good!!!!
Comment submitted: 10/23/2010 (#2583)
My all time favorite cereal, next to Fruity Pebbles. The only cons are it's availability and it's price.
Comment submitted: 7/14/2010 (#2418)
I know this sounds crazy, but if anyone is willing to ship a couple boxes to Toronto, it would make someone's birthday a memorable one. Or alternatively if anyone knows a site that will deliver to Canada, I'd live to know. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
My e-mail is email@example.com.
Thanks in advance. :)
Comment submitted: 5/25/2010 (#2351)
By RayofHope (Team Breakfast Member)
I live in the Bronx in New York and I had to go to New jersey just to find this cereal at a Walmart. I brought 4 boxes, each box was $2.50. I haven't had a bowl of this yummy cereal in 14 years, so i couldn't wait to get home and enjoy a bowl.
Comment submitted: 5/13/2010 (#2329)
By mizzmeekz (Team Breakfast Member)
I love this cereal soooo much!! I'm actually sitting here eating some feeling bad for those who cant find a box...I have been there and it has been toooo long!! I bought about 8 boxes from walmart... I will never tire of this stuff!!!
Comment submitted: 5/5/2010 (#2313)
Good cereal with a great taste. It rivals the top 10 of all time classic cereals.
Comment submitted: 3/27/2010 (#2249)
By F. GoodStuff
I would kill for just a spoonful of this stuff... jk. But seriously its that good!
Comment submitted: 12/29/2009 (#2060)
I loved this cereal, they don't sell it anymore. I remember eating it on the carpet floor in front of the TV (slowly destroying my mind) and enjoying the only type of rice krispy treats that I will eat.
Comment submitted: 9/23/2009 (#1937)
By hang the dj
I used to eat this when I was like 10 or so and now that I'm pregnant I crave it a lot ;/ I want some!
Comment submitted: 8/26/2009 (#1887)
By Bag O. Chips
I love this cereal but I never see it no more.
Comment submitted: 7/21/2009 (#1846)
Earlier this week I sent Kellog's an e-mail telling them I'm disappointed that this cereal is not offered in more stores and asked for any reasoning behind this (low sales, refuse to cary product etc.) Here is the response (dated 5/22/09):
Thanks for letting us know about your difficulty in locating Kellogg's Rice Krispies Treats cereal in different stores. We understand it is very frustrating when you cannot purchase a product you enjoy. While we strive to have all of our products widely available, retailers have limited shelf space and often discontinue items that sell at lower volumes.
We are sorry we are unable to find different retailers, besides Wal-Mart, in your area stocking this product. There are many online retailers who sell and ship products directly. These retailers are not affiliated directly with Kellogg Company and set their own prices and policies. Here is a site you may wish to try:
We would like to mention at one time this product had limited distribution, primarily for Wal-Mart. If you would like this product to be in a different store, you may ask a store manager if it is possible for them to order it.
We appreciate your loyalty to our company and invite you to try one of our many other great tasting products that are readily available in your area.
Comment submitted: 5/22/2009 (#1672)
By remi olvera
HEY "TREATGIRL" don't take the whole shelf pls! lol I live in Corvallis and that's the closet place that has them! if you ever come to Corvallis we should arrange something because it is kind of a pain to drive to Walmart just for an amazing cereal so please please email me if u ever see this thank you! firstname.lastname@example.org or face book my name remi olvera and add me!
Comment submitted: 5/18/2009 (#1663)
By Childhood Fav
This was one of my favorite cereals as a kid, so I was excited to see it in a few stores in my area. However, I think something about it is different from the cereal available in the 90's, in the teal box? I can't quite put my finger on it.
Comment submitted: 4/30/2009 (#1635)
Havent been able to find the best cereal ever made in a long time. Simply the best tasting cereal ever. Jtrain
Comment submitted: 4/23/2009 (#1613)
You guys can order it still on amazon.com or www.hometownfavorites.com hope this helps!! I just ordered 4 boxes on amazon for $20... not too bad and I cant wait!
Comment submitted: 4/18/2009 (#1600)
Dammit... too much nostalgia and memories coming back... I think I'm gonna cry ;_;
Comment submitted: 4/15/2009 (#1597)
Found it today at the Walmart in Lebanon OR, haven't gotten to eat this cereal for at least 8 years. It was my favorite, the second I got home I had a huge bowl, couldn't wait for breakfast, I think I'll go buy the whole shelf tomorrow.
Comment submitted: 4/14/2009 (#1596)
By Nikki S.
The best cereal out there. Now that I know its scarcity, I may have to buy out the supply at my local Wal-Mart.
Comment submitted: 3/19/2009 (#1544)
Wait hollldd uppp... this deliciousness is found at Wal-Mart?? I've been looking for it everywhere!!!
Comment submitted: 11/24/2008 (#1309)
BRING BACK THE ORIGINAL GREEN BOX THAT HAD THE HUGE CHUNKS YOU COULDN'T FIT IN YOUR MOUTH!
Comment submitted: 10/12/2008 (#1259)
Please bring it back!
Comment submitted: 10/2/2008 (#1242)
This is the best cereal ever!!! It's the only kind I eat! I just don't know why people can't find it, I see this cereal EVERYWHERE!!!
Comment submitted: 9/15/2008 (#1217)
By da best
The place that you will always see this cereal is Walmart Supercenter.
Comment submitted: 9/14/2008 (#1215)
I found it guys!!! They only sell it at ACME!
Comment submitted: 8/28/2008 (#1185)
By butterfly vee
I've had trouble finding this product in any store in Beaufort, SC. Please try to get this product back in the stores.
Comment submitted: 8/13/2008 (#1144)
Put it back on the market!
Comment submitted: 6/3/2008 (#1045)
By JL6er (Team Breakfast Member)
Absolutely awesome cereal!! The A&P by my house carried it until about 6 months ago. Then it vanished. I dont understand why!? It seems so many people really like it. I cant imagine it being a bad seller...Very very odd.
Comment submitted: 4/24/2008 (#981)
By Little Secret
I hate to let go of the secret but after reading everyones reviews, I had no choice. Amazon.com has it. I have been getting it delivered to my house for 5 years now. ENJOY!!
Comment submitted: 4/1/2008 (#945)
Found an entire shelf of this in Walmart today and I nearly wept -- I had been unable to find it since I was 10 or 11 years old. Words fail me...
Comment submitted: 3/16/2008 (#926)
I CANT FIND THEM ANYWHERE :(:(:(
Comment submitted: 3/8/2008 (#917)
This is about the best cereal ever made. Even better than Count Chocula with extra marshmallows. And that says a LOT. It wasn't until I tried this cereal that I realized how worthless and crappy regular Rice Crispies are. How foolish I was for all those years. Foolish!
Comment submitted: 3/4/2008 (#909)
If you live in the Richmond, Va area the Lombardy St. Kroger near the VCU campus has it! I haven't checked it recently but they usually have it all the time. I'm glad I have a place near me to get it.
Comment submitted: 2/22/2008 (#885)
By RJ <3 NW
Best Cereal EVER!!!!
Comment submitted: 2/20/2008 (#884)
By I. B. Clever
I saved money by unwrapping a real treat and dipping it in milk.
Comment submitted: 2/20/2008 (#883)
I thought I was alone in this world when it came to remembering this cereal. Everyone i told had no clue... but alas, i live in stupid Canada where the stupid stores sell stupid cereals.
I guess I'm gonna buy it online, will be my first food buy on the web, very worth it though.
I wish i could change my rating from "awesome" to "orgasmic".
Comment submitted: 2/3/2008 (#860)
Rice Krispies Treats Cereal is the best cereal I have ever had. I haven't seen it in years and I would love to find some more. When people ask me what I want for my birthday I say... Rice Krispies Treats Cereal... It's that good!
Comment submitted: 1/6/2008 (#819)
Hello!! I've got good news... they sell Rice Krispie Treats Cereal online at Amazon.com.
I've ordered it a few times and it's still awesome :)
Comment submitted: 12/24/2007 (#804)
I live in Canada and I couldn't remember the name of this cereal. Every time I tried explaining it to people they thought I was nuts. I began to think so too. Then I was looking to find out if you can dye Rice Krispies without making them soggy for rice Krispie squares, and found it! If it's sold in the US, it needs to be sold here. It was the most amazing cereal ever. Seriously, if anyone ever finds this cereal in Canada, especially in Winnipeg Manitoba, email me. Dead serious. email@example.com
Comment submitted: 12/16/2007 (#799)
I love this cereal!! I cant find it anywhere! Its been years... Seriously, I want this back on the market~! Thank you!
Comment submitted: 12/11/2007 (#795)
Rice Krispies Treats Cereal is the (best), I wish that it would go back in stores, if anyone knows of a place in Oregon City where it is sold let me know!!! I'll buy it in a minute!
Comment submitted: 11/15/2007 (#752)
By Best Cereal Ever
The best cereal ever! It needs to be back in stores!!
Comment submitted: 9/19/2007 (#677)
Look what I just found: a Rice Krispies Treats TV commercial! Enjoy!
Comment submitted: 8/31/2007 (#647)
By My Fav
This is my favorite cereal! The problem is I can't find it anywhere.
Comment submitted: 8/4/2007 (#586)
Update: Today I just found Rice Krispies Treats Cereal in a Big Y Supermarket in Connecticut!
I commented to the staff (three of whom were working right there in the cereal aisle) that I was shocked they had the cereal in the store and I was overjoyed to say the least. They assured me that they were going to continue to carry the cereal.
It was priced at $3.49/box. I bought four boxes.
If you're having trouble finding this amazing cereal, try going to a Big Y supermarket if there is one near you. It's worth the trip. The cereal is so great as a snack or dessert, especially in the middle of summer!
Comment submitted: 7/26/2007 (#563)
I've been telling my boyfriend about this cereal I would eat when I was a kid called rice krispy treat cereal. He kept thinking I was mistaking it with rice krispy treats, but I knew I wasn't. Every time I go shopping I try to find it, but it's no where. They need to get it back. It's the only cereal that you just can't get tired of.
Comment submitted: 7/21/2007 (#553)
By Special Requestor
Can anyone provide me with a pic of the old aquamarine box? Thanks.
Comment submitted: 7/20/2007 (#550)
Three days ago I was at a Shaw's in Rhode Island, and they had Rice Krispies Treats cereal, marked down at $2.53/box. I bought four boxes. Right now I am on my last box, and today I visited three different Shaw's, a BJ's Wholesale Club, and a Price Chopper, (all in Massachusetts) and none of them had the cereal. I found this site through Google. I guess I'll go back to that one Shaw's in Rhode Island that had the cereal marked down (hopefully they still have it) and try my luck there! It's an amazing cereal and makes for a great snack. I like to pre-freeze the bowl in the freezer so it's cold and then add the cereal and I splurge and use whole milk with some half & half. It's not the healthiest thing out there but it is amazing.
Comment submitted: 6/15/2007 (#509)
This is my favorite cereal, I love it so much I have dreams about it, it's crazy. A couple years ago the tag said "discontinued" on the store shelf so I bought up like all 10 boxes they had. I thought the product had been canceled not just that the store stopped carrying it. I recently found out a nearby store (Meijer) carries it, less than 3 miles away!
Comment submitted: 5/10/2007 (#456)
By xorktcxo (Team Breakfast Member)
They have it in some shaws stores. I would always get mine there but the one by me doesn't carry anymore. I bought from there about a month ago. So many people have never had it!!! The are deprived of its greatness
Comment submitted: 4/22/2007 (#432)
This is the most amazing cereal ever made. You have to hunt around for it, but it's worth the walk/drive/however else you get to the store. Checkout Jewel, Wegman's, A&P (those are a few stores I've had success with.
Comment submitted: 4/19/2007 (#428)
Wow that Kelloggs store locater is great... too bad it's US-only. I'm in Canada and remember loving this cereal as a child. It was my favorite. I'd love to try another box, if only for nostalgic purposes. Where might this be sold in Canada? Any ideas???
Comment submitted: 4/13/2007 (#418)
I love this cereal. I want it back sooooo bad. I'm craving it. I haven't had it in like 3 years. I'm dreaming about it!!!
Comment submitted: 3/10/2007 (#336)
Wow, I always thought I was alone, but apparently I'm not. I'm always sad that HEB doesn't carry Rice Krispies Treats cereal, by my Wal-mart does... so I occassionally have to suck it up and fight the long lines at Wally-world to buy it. It's just so good, so I guess it's worth it.
Comment submitted: 2/26/2007 (#302)
Love them. Cant find them anywhere!!!
Comment submitted: 2/22/2007 (#294)
Type in your zip code and BAMM - u got yr cereal.
Comment submitted: 2/18/2007 (#290)
By Thumbs Up!
Comment submitted: 2/5/2007 (#263)
I love this cereal too! and I also thought it was off the market, but then my friend who lives in western NY found it in Wegman's. Apparently they sell it. So check there :)
Comment submitted: 2/5/2007 (#260)
Go to amazon.com and buy it.
Comment submitted: 1/30/2007 (#251)
By KrIsPy NuTt
I love this cereal! But it's impossible to find :( I looked at Wal Mart like the girl said but I've still had no luck.
Comment submitted: 1/11/2007 (#222)
I can't find it anywhere=[ I really want it! I miss it so much, it was my favorite!
Comment submitted: 12/13/2006 (#182)
I loved Rice Krispies Treats Cereal but I can't find it anywhere. I wanted to get some for my husband who don't remember it and have never taste it before. What happen to the best cereal ever. Is it off the market.
Comment submitted: 12/12/2006 (#179)
I go to Walmart. They have tons of em.
Comment submitted: 11/6/2006 (#104)
You can buy it from amazon.com grocery. I bought 12 boxes when they were having a sale like 2 or 3 days ago. :)
Comment submitted: 11/1/2006 (#102)
I love Rice Krispie Treats Cereal, and it really is sad that I can't find it anywhere. I checked discontinued Kellogg's brands - but it's not listed as one - maybe they only sell it in special stores.. This calls for a mission!
Comment submitted: 10/19/2006 (#78)
I LOVE this cereal! I wish they would still sell it!!!
Comment submitted: 10/16/2006 (#72)
For the past almost two years I can not seem to find my favorite cereal in the stores, which is the Rice Krispies Treats Cereal. Is it off the market?
Then when I was a kid, there was a cereal that I think was called Flinstone's marshmallow Pebbles, which was the best!, but I haven't seen in anywhere for the last 10 years. I want my favorite cereal back!
Comment submitted: 8/30/2005 (#25)
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