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Chocolate-Coated Rice Krispie Treats

Author www.TexasHomesteader.com



  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted (Note: NOT margarine)
  • 1 10-oz package Mini Marshmallows (about 4 cups)
  • 6 cups crisped rice cereal
  • 1 12-oz pkg Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels



  1. In a saucepan melt butter slowly over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. (hint - heat slowly & JUST until melted - don't overheat!) Remove pan from heat.
  2. Measure cereal into large bowl. Add marshmallow mixture & stir until well coated.
  3. Transfer cereal mixture to a 13"x9" pan. Use wax paper to firmly press mixture evenly.
  4. Sprinkle chocolate chips evenly over top of pressed cereal. Place pan of Rice Krispie Treats in a warmed oven (turned on for 1 minute only to warm & then turn off before adding the pan). Allow chocolate to melt & become soft, about 5 minutes.

  5. When chocolate chips are shiny, remove from oven and spread chocolate evenly over surface of Rice Krispie Treats.
  6. Cool in refrigerator for 30 minutes to set the chocolate. Then cut into individual treats.

Recipe Notes

MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: In microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 1 minute. Stir & repeat, heating for 1 minute & then stirring until marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth. (Microwave cooking times may vary.) Then proceed with the recipe.