Fresh Bacon Rice Crispy Treats!
Not that this is the first sign of the cereal treat take-over. Park Avenue Coffee's been doing Wacky Wednesday, where they offer treats made with cereals of their customers' choosing. Like this June 29 offering:
Wacky Treat Wednesday @ParkAveCoffee Coco Puffs and Coco Puffs with brownie bites. Hurry. Available at both locations while supplies last
Are fancy-pants Rice Krispie Treats the trend predecessor to cupcakes?
Lorraine Alessandro of Encino, California, added a Rice Krispie Treat Mulholland Bridge to her cake sculpture ode to Los Angeles' Carmageddon.
When trends collide! The Good Food Truck in Atlanta offers a rotating selection of internationally-themed Rice Krispie Treats: Japanese candied ginger and sesame seeds; Mexican chicharrónes, chili and lime; Chinese candied peppercorns, orange zest and cashews; and Presleian peanut butter, banana and bacon.
TLC's Cake Boss Buddy Valastro made a 2,000-pound Transformers cake last month that included Rice Krispie Treats as an integral part of its structure. Trendy and functional!