Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Gourmet Rice Krispies Treats

Here's another easy recipe for you families that want a quick sugar fix. These yummy treats are super easy and sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Gourmet Rice Krispies Treats have layers of sweet and salty goodness. Chocolate and peanut butter combined to perfection. Now, I know Valentine's Day has passed, but we're still in the month of love, so my treats are in cute heart shapes.

Don't these look fantastic?

Gourmet Rice Krispies Treats

Rice Krispies Treats Recipe from

3 Tbsp butter or margarine
1 package (10 oz., about 40) regular marshmallows


4 cups mini marshmallows
6 cups Rice Krispies Cereal

1. In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.

2. Add KELLOGG'S RICE KRISPIES cereal. Stir until well coated.

3. Using buttered spatula or wax paper evenly press mixture into 9 x 13 pan coated with cooking spray. Cool. Cut into desired shape.

For the filling

1 1/4 cups milk chocolate chips
1/4 cup peanut butter
Extra peanut butter
Extra milk chocolate chips

Combine on stove on meduim-low until smooth.

Spread a layer of peanut butter and then the chocolate mixture on half of the Rice Krispies Treats. Then stack another Rice Krispie Treat on top. Spread another layer of the chocolate mixture on top and decorate with milk chocolate chips. Enjoy!

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