Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats

Who doesn’t love a good rice crispy treat!?
It’s so convenient to have the ingredients on hand to make them,
especially when you need a quick dessert for company, or a sweet tooth.

When you add peanut butter and chocolate,
it takes those rice crispy treats up a few notches!

peanut butter chocolate rice crispy treats, Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats,

peanut butter chocolate rice crispy treats, Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats,

Don’t they look tempting? They are a cinch to make, and scrumptious to eat!
Here is what you need for this super easy recipe:
4 Tablespoons unsalted butter
10 ounce bag mini marshmallows
3/4 cup of creamy peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
7 cups rice crispy cereal
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

peanut butter chocolate rice crispy treats, Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats,

First, measure out your cereal in a large bowl, so that it’s ready when you are.

peanut butter chocolate rice crispy treats, Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats,

Do the same with your peanut butter and vanilla.

peanut butter chocolate rice crispy treats, Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats,

Then, in a microwave safe bowl, melt together the butter and marshmallows
in 30 second increments, stirring in between till it’s all melted.
Then stir in the peanut butter and vanilla, and mix till combined.

peanut butter chocolate rice crispy treats, Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats,

Pour over the cereal and mix well.
Then lightly blend in the chocolate chips
(I had to use my hands since the mixture gets thick),
but do it gently so the chocolate chips
won’t smear around and make your treats ugly.

peanut butter chocolate rice crispy treats, Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats,

Pat gently into a greased 9×13 pan.

peanut butter chocolate rice crispy treats, Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats, Let sit till firm, and if you like, chill for a few minutes in the refrigerator.

peanut butter chocolate rice crispy treats, Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats,
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Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats

Course Dessert
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Author Joyful Homemaking

Ingredients

  • 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 10 ounce bag mini marshmallows
  • 3/4 cup of creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 7 cups rice crispy cereal
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  • First, measure out your cereal in a large bowl, so that it’s ready when you’re ready for it.
  • Do the same with your peanut butter and vanilla.
  • Then, in a microwave safe bowl, melt together the butter and marshmallows in 30 second increments, stirring in between till it’s all melted.
  • Then stir in the peanut butter and vanilla, and mix till combined.
  • Pour over the cereal and mix well.
  • Then lightly stir in the chocolate chips
  • (I had to use my hands since the mixture gets thick),
  • but do it gently so the chocolate chips won’t smear around and make your treats ugly.
  • Pat gently into a greased 9×13 pan.
  • Let sit till firm, and if you like, chill for a few minutes in the refrigerator.
  • Cut into bars and serve.
peanut butter chocolate rice crispy treats, Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats,

peanut butter chocolate rice crispy treats, Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats,

I took this to my sister’s house for dessert, and they were all gobbled up!
Yummy and sweet with peanut butter and chocolate, and no baking,
make for a perfect dessert!
Hope you enjoy!

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