Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats

Easy Peanut Butter Rice Krispie

Cereal treats have been around forever. They are a classic that everyone has a version of. In fact, I’d bet money that you could stop any random person on the street, and they can give you a basic recipe for rice krispies. Marshmallows, butter, and a cereal of your choice make a delicious treat. Everyone loves them and they are so easy even the worst cooks can make them.

Have you tried Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats? They are a great variation on the classic treat. If you don’t like regular rice krispie treats these are worth trying. They give the classic texture of rice krispie treats, but have a peanut butter taste. With a nice creamy texture you won’t be disappointed.

Rice Krispies can be disappointing if you don’t have the right ratio of ingredients. With a lot of trial and error we have made what we think is the best ratio of ingredients. Don’t just take my word for it. Try to make these peanut butter rice krisipies for yourself. They can be made on the stove or in the microwave and only take a few ingredients. Here’s how to make the best Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats.

Here are the ingredients you will need:

  • 6 ounces salted butter
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 16 ounces marshmallows
  • 7 1/2 cups rice crispy cereal

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Begin to melt the butter and peanut butter in a medium to large saucepan set over low heat.
  2. Add in the marshmallows and stir occasionally until about 75% melted.
  3. Remove from heat and continue to stir, pressing down on the marshmallows, until completely melted.
  4. Alternatively, you can melt the butter, peanut butter, and marshmallows in the microwave using bursts of high power for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes.
  5. Pour the melted marshmallows over the cereal and stir until well coated.
  6. Gently press the cereal mixture into a buttered 9×13 pan.
  7. Let cool for at least 30 minutes before cutting into squares.
Easy Peanut Butter Rice Krispie

Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats

Easy peanut butter rice krispies that are delicious and microwavable.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Snack
Servings 16 squares

Ingredients
  

  • 6 oz salted butter
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 16 oz marshmallows
  • 7 1/2 cups rice krispie cereals

Instructions
 

  • Begin to melt the butter and peanut butter in a medium to large saucepan set over low heat.
  • Add in the marshmallows and stir occasionally until about 75% melted.
  • Remove from heat and continue to stir, pressing down on the marshmallows, until completely melted.
  • Alternatively, you can melt the butter, peanut butter, and marshmallows in the microwave using bursts of high power for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes.
  • Pour the melted marshmallows over the cereal and stir until well coated.
  • Gently press the cereal mixture into a buttered 8-inch or 9-inch pan.
  • Let cool for at least 30 minutes before cutting into 16 squares.
Keyword Easy snack, peanut butter, Rice Krispie treats

2 Comments

  1. […] There are so many versions, and can be made with almost any cereal. One of my favorites are these Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats. They are a great take on the original. If you like cereal treats I encourage you to give them a […]

  2. 5 stars
    Literally my favorite rice krispy! It had the perfect amount of Peanut Butter!

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