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Chocolate & Peanut Butter Rice Krispies Treats Recipe | Desserts

Chocolate and peanut butter are a classic combination? Another classic? Rice Krispies Treats (RKT). Period. Imagine adding peanut butter and chocolate to the cereal treat recipe. Wow, we love these easy chocolate and peanut butter crispy cereal bars! We think these might just be legendary!

To make these gluten-free chocolate and peanut butter treats you will need to hit the pantry and fridge. Here is what you’ll need to gather: butter, mini marshmallows, peanut butter, crispy rice cereal, chocolate chips and vegetable oil. The peanut butter is added to the actual cereal bar, then the chocolate is melted and poured over the top. Let them set up and get ready for a taste sensation.

Take a batch of these to your next potluck, cookout or family gathering and watch them disappear. You could also serve these chocolatey rice cereal treats for dessert. 

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Cuisine: American

Prep Time: 5 minutes plus about 2 hours to harden

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes plus about 2 hours to harden

Servings: 18


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Recipe Notes

  • You could use whatever kind of chocolate chips you like – dark chocolate, milk chocolate, semisweet chocolate. Your call.

  • Line the bottom of the baking pan with parchment paper for easier cleanup.
  • To ensure these treats are gluten-free, check the packages you buy. But rice cereals are typically gluten-free.

  • Store the treats in an airtight container.

Here’s how to make it: 

  1. Melt the butter, marshmallows and peanut butter together in a large pot over low heat, stirring often. 
  2. When melted, turn off the heat and stir in the cereal.
  3. Press the mixture into a buttered 13×9-inch baking pan with buttered hands.
  4. Melt the chocolate chips in the microwave for about 45 to 90 seconds. Stir in the vegetable oil. Pour the chocolate over the top of the cereal. Let the bars sit at room temperature to harden before cutting into squares. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 401

Total Fat: 17.1g

Saturated Fat: 9.2g

Cholesterol: 3mg

Sodium: 235mg

Total Carbohydrate: 62.1g

Dietary Fiber: 2.6g

Total Sugars: 34.8g

Protein: 2.1g

Vitamin D: 46mcg

Calcium: 4mg

Iron: 2mg

Potassium: 45mg

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