I’ve never really liked plain rice cereal treats. Often they are too sticky to handle and they can taste a little bland. I’ve seen some recipes that add various items like candy and chocolate to them, so I decided to try to make my own variation by adding peanut butter. These Peanut Butter Rice Cereal Treats are so easy to make and take very little time.
This is an updated post that I shared a few years ago. I’ve been making them frequently since then, and I’ve altered the recipe a bit. These little snacks are packed with flavor and unlike some treats like these, they are not super sticky. It only takes a few minutes to make these and they hold together well after a few minutes in the refrigerator.
To make these, you’ll need rice cereal, add mini marshmallows, peanut butter, and melted vanilla candy melts.
Peanut Butter Crispies
A quick and easy treat for anyone who loves peanut butter.
- 2 Cups Crispy Rice Cereal
- 1 Cup Mini Marshmallows
- 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
- 1 Package Vanilla Candy Melts (melted)
Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
Add cereal and marshmallows to a large mixing bowl.
Melt candy melts in the microwave per instructions on packaging.
Add peanut butter to melted candy and stir until combined.
Add mixture to cereal and marshmallows and stir until it's all mixed together.
Using a teaspoon, scoop out small portions and place on parchment paper.
Refrigerate for at least ten minutes.
Remove from refrigerator and store in an air tight container for up to a week.
Depending on how large you make each treat, this will yield 24 to 34 pieces. These don’t take long at all to make and they are tasty bite size snacks.
If you’re looking for a quick and easy treat and you love peanut butter, give these a try! They are so easy to make that it’s a great way to have your little ones join in!Easy to make Peanut Butter Rice Cereal Treats | Only four ingredients to make these tasty snacks #peanutbutter #ricecerealtreats #easyrecipe #sweettreats Click To Tweet
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Peanut Butter Rice Cereal Treats
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