Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

Rating 5.0
| 1
These peanut butter rice krispie treats are extra thick and gooey. The addition of peanut butter, chocolate and a sprinkling of flaky sea salt gives these rice krispie treats a sweet and salty spin.
Dessert
New American
8
ingredients
9
steps
70
minutes
Giselle is a recipe developer and content creator that loves all things sweet and savory. She runs her own food blog, The Busy Spatula, and her work has been featured on Yahoo!, Marvel Studios and the Kitchn.

Ingredients

Servings:
9
6 tblsp
unsalted butter
8 cup(s)
miniature marshmallows
1/2 cup(s)
smooth peanut butter
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
kosher salt
8 cup(s)
crispy rice cereal
4 oz
melted chocolate, optional
Maldon salt, optional

Directions 9 steps | 70 Minutes

Step 1

Grease and line a 9x9-inch baking pan with parchment paper. Measure and prep all ingredients.

Step 2

In a large pot over medium-low heat, melt the unsalted butter.

Step 3

Add the marshmallows and stir until the marshmallows melt.

Step 4

Remove the pot from heat. Stir in the peanut butter, vanilla extract and salt.

Step 5

Gently stir in the rice cereal.

Step 6

Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking pan. Lightly press the mixture into the pan. Do not overpack.

Step 7

Drizzle melted chocolate over the rice krispie treats and lightly sprinkle the top with Maldon salt, if desired.

Step 8

Let the mixture cool completely, about 1 hour. 

Step 9

Cut into squares and serve. Enjoy!


Notes:

For a peanut crunch, fold in chopped peanuts and use crunchy peanut butter.

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
406
FAT
19 g
PROTEIN
5.4 g
CARBS
58.6 g

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Audrey H.

Audrey

08 Jul 2022

These PB Rice Krispie treats are always a hit and get devoured instantly. This recipe is a fun twist on an old classic, and who doesn't love peanut butter??

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