Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats

What’s more wonderful than Rice Krispie treats? Chocolate peanut butter Rice Krispie treats! It’s the perfect dessert to include in a school lunch, give out at a party, or have after dinner time. Plus, who doesn’t love chocolate and peanut butter together?

My grandmother used to make these when I was a kid and they have always been a favorite at our house! If you’ve only had marshmallow Rice Krispie treats, you have got to try these and see what you’ve been missing in your life!


  • 6 cups rice krispie cereal

  • ½ cup peanut butter

  • 5 cups mini marshmallows

  • ¼ cup unsalted butter

  • 1 ⅓ cups chocolate chips (8 oz)

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil


  • Lightly grease a 9 x 13 inch pan with non-stick cooking spray.

  • In a medium saucepan, melt the butter, peanut butter, and marshmallows on low heat. Continuously stir them until all melted together.

  • In a large mixing bowl, add in the melted mixture to your Rice Krispies. Stir until all of the Rice Krispies are coated in marshmallow mixture.

  • Press the Rice Krispie mixture into the pan. You can either spray a little non-stick spray on your hands or use a piece of wax paper to press the mixture into the pan evenly.

  • In the same saucepan used for the marshmallow mixture, heat up the chocolate chips on low heat. Stir continuously to prevent burning.

  • When almost fully melted, add the vegetable oil and continue to stir until completely melted.

  • Pour the chocolate over the Rice Krispies, smooth the chocolate over the top.

  • Let cool at room temperature, the chocolate will harden as it cools. (about 2 hours) Cut and enjoy!