Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats

by Heather
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Chocolate Peanut Butter and Rice Krispies …. OH MY!

Do you know why chocolate and peanut butter are a family favorite? Well, it’s no secret! These two delicious ingredients come together to create a mouthwatering combination that kids and adults just can’t resist. Whether it’s in a candy bar, a cookie, or even an ice cream flavor, chocolate and peanut butter make an unbeatable duo. Let’s find out why they are loved by families everywhere!

  1. Sweet Meets Salty:
    One of the reasons chocolate and peanut butter are a hit is the perfect balance of sweet and salty flavors they bring. The rich, creamy taste of chocolate pairs wonderfully with the slightly salty and nutty flavor of peanut butter. Together, they create a heavenly taste sensation that delights our taste buds and keeps us coming back for more.
  2. Versatile Delights:
    Another reason why families love chocolate and peanut butter is their versatility. These two ingredients can be combined in countless ways to create a wide range of treats. From classic peanut butter cups to chocolate peanut butter cookies, cakes, and even milkshakes, the possibilities are endless! Everyone in the family can find their favorite chocolate and peanut butter treat.
  3. Happy Memories:
    Chocolate and peanut butter have a special way of bringing families together and creating happy memories. Whether it’s baking cookies together or enjoying a movie night with a big bowl of chocolate peanut butter popcorn, these treats become part of family traditions and moments of joy. Sharing a delicious chocolate and peanut butter treat with loved ones is a surefire way to create lasting memories and strengthen bonds.
  4. Nutritious Goodness:
    Did you know that chocolate and peanut butter can also be good for you? While they are definitely treats meant to be enjoyed in moderation, peanut butter provides protein and healthy fats, while dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants. So, when you indulge in a chocolate and peanut butter treat, you’re not just satisfying your taste buds, but also giving your body some nutritious goodness.

Craving a tasty treat, why not reach for a chocolate and peanut butter delight? Our Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats taste incredible and are sure to become a family favorite!

rice krispie treats

We picked up the REESE’S DIPPED ANIMAL CRACKERS from Sam’s Club.


rice krispie treats

Rice Krispie Treats, with their irresistible combination of crispy rice cereal, gooey marshmallows, and a touch of butter, are a timeless dessert loved by people of all ages. They are not only delicious but also incredibly easy to make. All you need is unsalted butter, marshmallows, and rice krispie treats and let the fun begin. Seriously, it really is just that easy! Warm, mix, eat….  

Classic Rice Krispie Treats Recipe:


  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 cups mini marshmallows
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal


  1. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over low heat.
  2. Add the mini marshmallows and stir continuously until they are completely melted and the mixture is smooth.
  3. Remove the saucepan from heat and quickly stir in the Rice Krispies cereal, ensuring that it is evenly coated with the marshmallow mixture.
  4. Transfer the mixture into a greased 9×13-inch baking dish and press it down firmly using a greased spatula or your hands.
  5. Let the treats cool and set for about 30 minutes before cutting them into squares.

Rice Krispie Treats are not only a delightful and nostalgic dessert but also a canvas for your creativity. Whether you stick to the classic recipe or experiment with fun variations, these treats are sure to bring smiles to faces and satisfy sweet cravings. Whip up a batch and share the joy of this simple yet timeless treat with your friends and family. Enjoy!

If you could make any rice krispie treat combination in the world, what would it be? The possibilities are endless! 

Ours just may be Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats! 


Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats

Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )


3 tbsp Butter
1 10oz package of marshmallows
6 cups Rice Krispies Cereal
2 cups REESE'S Dipped Animal Crackers (rough chop)


In a saucepan, melt the butter over low heat
Add in the marshmallows and stir until completely melted
Turn off heat
Stir in Rice Krispies and chopped animal crackers until coated
Press into a 9x13 baking dish* coated with cooking spray using a piece of wax paper (*Prefer thicker treats? Try a 8x8 baking dish!)
Cool and cut into squares.


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Kristin Morton May 23, 2023 - 8:27 am
How cute are these?! They sound delicious, thanks for sharing the recipe!
Debbie P May 27, 2023 - 8:57 pm
Oh these look and sound really good!
Terri Quick June 8, 2023 - 6:32 pm
These look so good

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