They turned out pretty and delicious! I’d add them along with the cereal. I’ve made these krispie treats at least four times in the last couple of years and everybody wants the recipe and I of course eat too much of them . Hi! stir until smooth. This is the perfect recipe and Ms. Segal was very helpful. These are too good for my health. So I pulled it off and added the marshmallows, salt, vanilla. If I have to keep using the Chocolate Krispies I might try adding some peanut butter…. We’ve made this so many times for family functions and parties and special days in the last 2 years. In a pinch, the empty cereal bag can be used to press the mixture into the dish, if like me, you threw out the butter paper. These were way to sweet and could never feed these to my kids. I printed the recipe out for my files last year and the recipe is different online now? thank you for this recipe! chocolate Rice Krispie Treats. Use a serrated bread knife to cut into squares and enjoy. Every time I send a “care” package, this is always on her wish list. You won't mind if these peanut-buttery squares stick to the roof of your mouth. Remove from heat and add peanut butter until fully mixed. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. The chunks of marshmallows from the 2C you hold out and the salt are what make these stand out. Place the pot back over medium heat and stir the mixture with a wooden spoon until the marshmallows are completely melted. I’ve tried a few but yes these really are the best according to everyone from my 12 year old and her friends to my 47 year old brother, my 74 year old mother and everyone in between. Made for my husband the Rice Krispie connoisseur. Move move move! Hi Tracy, I’d describe them as soft yet chewy (with a tiny bit of crunch from the cereal). These have such a great depth of flavor, I will be making again for F&F thanks for sharing! Your instructions to brown the butter were so helpful. The brown butter, salt, and vanilla make for an amazing chewy little taste of heaven. One thing I learned while on the hunt to prefect the RKT recipe was to not pack them too tight when they are warm. Proceed with caution here. Thanks again for making a difference in the original dry crispie treats! He was able to trade one small rice crispy treat for two mac and cheese bowls. Next time I’ll try whether other manufacturers have something more similar to Rice Krispies than the puffed rice. Once they are fully melted stir in the marshmallows. Never browned the butter before, so would have to say that’s the secret to these best-ever treats. Jenn, I am so happy I found your website! My family loves it! Nice and soft. They were easy to make and really are the best I have ever tasted! I noticed the same thing with the salt, is it half of a teaspoon or 1 to 2 teaspoons of salt? Your email address will not be published. Thank you very much for reading. The amount of browned butter plus addition of vanilla, salt & 2nd batch of marshmallows really amped the flavor without changing it so much they didn’t taste like Rice Krispie Treats anymore. After another 2-3 minutes of absolutely no change or combining, I figured I’d better start mixing in the cereal. The combination of the peanut butter and M&Ms add so much decadence to the Rice Krispie treats. Whatever you do, don’t ever brown the butter for rice crispies! You’ll see little bits of golden brown sediment forming; that’s okay. Recipe was great. Using a rubber spatula or wooden spoon, stir until evenly combined. Once the marshmallows had melted I added a shake of cinnamon and 2 rounded tablespoons of peanut butter to melt together. Amazing treats! My grandchildren love these – sometimes I add a chocolate drizzle – yum. I just buttered the pan itself and the treats cut and come out cleanly with no sticking at all. I am not usually a fan of homemade rice krispie treats. Thank you for reading. Thanks Jenn for always thinking of us celiacs! I’ve made this recipe twice so far and it’s been a big hit in my house. Flavor is perfect and it’s perfectly gooey. I like Rice Krispie Treats but never made them for anyone but family. Finally fold in cereal. Hi Jenn, Love you, Love your recipes! Took to the office and they were devoured. Never was able to note the color change you talk about in your instructions (yellow to golden with brown sediment) due to the darkness of my pan, but definitely think I came very close to brown butter because of the changes I’ve mentioned.