How- to Make Peanut Butter Chocolate Pretzel Rice Crispy Treats

Introduction: How- to Make Peanut Butter Chocolate Pretzel Rice Crispy Treats

Step-by-step instructions to make a fun, creative version of rice crispy treats!

1/2 cup butter
10 oz marshmallows
1/2 cup peanut butter
4 cups rice crispy cereal
2 cups crushed pretzels
2 cups chocolate chips

medium or large pot
13x9 pan
cooking spray
small bowl
measuring cup

NOTE:chocolate drizzle on top is optional. Additional add-ins and toppings can be added as desired. For a thicker rice crispy treat, use a 9x9 pan instead of a 13x9. 

Step 1: Prepare Pan and Ingredients

To begin, spray glass or metal pan with cooking spray. Then locate all necessary ingredients and measure out as indicated above. 

Step 2: Crush Pretzels

Put pretzels in a plastic bag and roll, smash, or break pretzels into smaller pieces. Set aside.

Step 3: Melt Butter, Marshmallows and Peanut Butter

In a pot, melt butter and marshmallows on medium heat until mixed. Then add peanut butter and continue mixing until melted. 

Step 4: Mix Dry Ingredients

Turn off stove and immediately remove pot from heat. Quickly add rice crispy cereal and pretzels. Stir until well covered in peanut butter marshmallow mixture. 

Step 5: Pour in Pan

Take greased 13x9 pan and pour in rice crispy mixture. Pat down evenly for uniform thickness. 

Step 6: Optional Chocolate Drizzle

Finally, microwave chocolate chips for 30 seconds. Stir chocolate chips and microwave for another 30 seconds, in 15 second increments to prevent burning. Then use spoon to drizzle over the rice crispy treats. 

Step 7: Finished!

Allow to cool for 2-5 minutes. cut into squares and enjoy!

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    6 years ago

    These sort of remind me of the special k bars but look tastier!