Peanut Butter Cup Rice Krispie Treats

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Introduction: Peanut Butter Cup Rice Krispie Treats

The ultimate American childhood snack food is taken to the next level with a healthy dose of peanut butter and chocolate.  Impossible to resist!!  

Ingredients:

for the 1st layer rice krispie treat:
3 cups Rice Krispie cereal
5oz marshmallows
2 tbsp butter
1/3 cup peanut butter
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

for the 2nd layer peanut butter fudge:
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1-1/2 cup powdered sugar
1-1/4 cup mini peanut butter cups

for the 3rd layer rice krispie treat:
3 cups Rice Krispie cereal
5oz marshmallows
2 tbsp butter
1/3 cup peanut butter
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

for the 4th layer chocolate PB ganache:
1 cup peanut butter
2 cups chocolate chips

Instructions:

for the 1st layer rice krispie treat:
- Grease the bottom and sides of a 9x13 pan.
- Measure out the 3 cups of rice krispies and set aside.
- Put the marshmallows, butter, peanut butter, and vanilla in a large microwave safe bowl. Melt in the microwave for about 45 seconds, and stir until smooth.
- Stir in rice cereal and spread evenly into pan.

for the 2nd layer peanut butter fudge:
- In a microwave safe bowl, melt the butter and peanut butter until smooth.
- Add powdered sugar and vanilla and stir until smooth. Spread evenly over first layer of rice krispies.
- Sprinkle your mini peanut butter cups on top of the fudge and press them gently into the fudge.
- Transfer pan to the fridge to let the fudge set as you prepare the next layer.

for the 3rd layer rice krispie treat:
- Prepare rice krispie mixture like the first layer, then spread evenly over the peanut butter cup layer. Set aside.

for the 4th layer chocolate PB ganache:
- Place the chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl and heat in 30 second intervals until melted and smooth, stirring in between each round. Mix in peanut butter.
- Pour ganache over rice krispies and use an offset spatula to evenly spread the chocolate.
- Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ganache is firm. Cut into bars (I made mine small because they are super rich!)

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    Yum, yum, yum, yum, yum......

    Beautiful work, Erica!  These look absolutely delicious!!!

    These look amazing! :D