Ready in 25 minutes
All I can say is, Quick, Easy and great tasting Rice Krispie Treats for the peanut butter lover! Traditional marshmallow based rice crispy treats are dry and tasteless compared to these...these peanut butter ones are much more of a confection. Not exactly a picture of healthy eating, but the taste is worth it!
"We've been making these for years, they are heavenly! Except when we make them, we have a layer of melted chocolate topping on top of them. It's 6 oz of semi-sweet chips plus 6 oz of butterscotch chips melted together in the microwave. Before you say you don't like butterscotch, I'm saying now that it doesn't taste like butterscotch at all! I prefer a light chocolate layer, but do what you feel is right! :). Oh, and they need to set up in the fridge till the topping hardens...enjoy :)"- kelleysbeads
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Line a 13- by 9-inch pan with foil. Spray lightly with nonstick cooking spray.
Place 5 cups of the Rice Krispies in a large bowl (the largest bowl you have).
Place sugar and corn syrup in a large non-stick saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Continue to boil for 1 minute, no more. (Boiling time is important, it guarantees the perfect texture.)
Turn off burner and remove the pan from the heat. Stir in the peanut butter until incorporated. Add mixture to the Rice Krispies, stirring to coat. Add the remaining cup of Rice Krispies 1/4-cup at a time, stirring and checking consistency before adding more. You want to have some candy mixture remaining without rice krispies. I usually have about 1/4 cup of Krispies left at the end (only adding about 5 3/4 cups). You do not want them too dry.
Spread the mixture evenly into prepared pan. Let cool before cutting into squares. (Warm knife in hot water to help cut nice, clean squares.)
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FoodLover2010 8 months agoVery easy! Quick! Yummy, very rich in calories! I added Reese's peanut butter morsels.
Marcia331 10 months agoVery good, but rich. Great with a cup of good coffee.
MichelleDenece 10 months agoSoo yummy. Melted chocolate chips for thin chocolate bottom & it took this recipe to a whole new level. So good.
kelleysbeads 11 month agoWe've been making these for years, they are heavenly! Except when we make them, we have a layer of melted chocolate topping on top of them. It's 6 oz of semi-sweet chips plus 6 oz of butterscotch chips melted together in the microwave. Before you say you don't like butterscotch, I'm saying now that it doesn't taste like butterscotch at all! I prefer a light chocolate layer, but do what you feel is right! :). Oh, and they need to set up in the fridge till the topping hardens...enjoy :)
smobrien 1 year agoThese were a big hit made per the recipe. Next time I might add some peanuts or add chocolate drizzle to take them to the next level. Thanks for the recipe!
tracieblankenshipredisi 1 year ago
marciedoyle 1 year agoAnother delicious hit from sgrishka, thanks!
dougpsulkowski 1 year agoThis recipe was easy, and the PB treats were awesome! I admit that I'm a sucker for anything with peanut butter, but they are good!
samanthakaysmith 1 year agoThese were great! Lots of fun making them with my family and sssoooo good. My only critique would be that next time I'm going to use more than 6 cups of rice crispies.
DrgnHrt 1 year agoDefinitely the easiest Rice Krispie Treats ever!
Mami88 1 year agoGood;).
Mami88 1 year agowow, this is grrreeaaattt
laisydaisymae 2 years agoa friend of mine used to make these I have been looking for the recipe thank you so much for sharing
tpatti 3 years agoThis is the recipe that brought me to Bigoven. My late step-mother made these for my husband and he loved them. He recently asked for them and all I could remember was that they did NOT have marshmallows and that they did have corn syrup. Thank you so much for making my husband a happy man. I am loving your recipes.
buellin420 3 years agoAwesome! These are so good! I haven't made regular rice krispie treats since trying these, my family won't let me. Thanks for yet another delicious recipe!
Lynn06 4 years agoThese turn out perfect and sooooooo much better than regular rice krispies!
cgwynnv 5 years agoGreat recipe!! Using the entire 6 cups of Rice Krispies did not dry the treat for me. The kids loved helping.
sgrishka 6 years ago[I posted this recipe.]