Strawberry Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats

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5 from 2 votes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Strawberry Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats are colorful, with so much flavor and are easy to make, transport and share. Everyone loves them because of the chocolatey strawberry goodness.

Strawberry Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats

This Strawberry Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats is the perfect Neapolitan dessert treat that is perfect no bake easy dessert to make and have anytime you want an extra special rice krispies treat.

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What We Love About This strawberry Rice Krispies Recipe

What makes this recipe great? This delicious invention has been around since the 1940s find out more here.

  • 30 Minutes: It really is such a quick and easy dessert.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry.
  • Family Friendly: Kids and adults alike will love these treats.
  • Adaptable: Can make it vegan or dairy free.
A tray of Treats. Chocolate and strawberry.

Ingredient Notes For Microwave Rice Krispie Treats

Cereal, freeze dried strawberries, butter, chocolate and marshmallows.

Equipment Needed

How to Make Rice Krispie Treats

These are the basic steps for making rice krispie treats variations. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

Melting the marshmallow and chocolate for treats.

STEP 1: PREPARE

First grease an 8×8 in square baking pan with unsalted butter or cooking spray. Next place 1 ½ Tbsp of butter and 20 marshmallows in a large saucepan. Heat over medium heat stirring frequently until the marshmallows and butter are completely melted.

STEP 2: CHOCOLATE LAYER

Add in the chocolate chips and continue to stir until the chocolate chips are completely melted and thoroughly incorporated in the marshmallows. Fold in two cups of Rice Krispies until completely coated. Press the mixture into the bottom of your prepared pan..

STEP 3: PLAN LAYER

Now, repeat procedure without chocolate and press marshmallow mixture in pan on top of the chocolate.

Placing the layers of treats together.

STEP 4: STRAWBERRY LAYER

Now place the freeze dried strawberries in a food processor and process until very finely ground. Once melted stir in ground strawberries until well incorporated.

Prep and Storage Tips for Best Rice Krispie Treats

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

These can be made a day or two in advance.

HOW TO STORE THIS CLASSIC RECIPE

If you just have a couple of Rice Krispie Treats to soften, then wrap in parchment paper, plastic wrap or aluminum foil then place them along with a slice of bread into a ziploc bag or airtight container and let them sit overnight at room temperature. The moisture from the bread will make the Rice Krispie Treats soft again

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

Indeed, they can be frozen. Allow them to cool completely and cut them into squares. Wrap each square in a piece of wax paper and place them in a gallon freezer bag. Freeze them for up to 3 months. Thaw in the fridge.

Frequently Asked Questions about Homemade Rice Krispie Treats

HOW DO I GET THE TREATS OUT?

The best way to get the treats out, is by making sure that you line your pan with wax paper or parchment that has been greased well.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE MARSHMALLOW FLUFF OR CREME INSTEAD OF MARSHMALLOWS?

Of course, replace marshmallow crème for regular marshmallows,one 7-ounce jar per 40 large marshmallows. Mini marshmallows can be used as well,

RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, make a 13X9 pan and have extra treats.

BEST WAY TO CUT THE CHOCOLATE STRAWBERRY RICE KRISPIE TREATS?

A pizza cutter works great for these treats, one of these cutters is ideal.

Stacks of Strawberry Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats.

Expert Tips for Making This Strawberry Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

  • Grease: Make sure that to grease your pans and utensils well for easier creation.
  • Strawberry Powder: Use freeze dried strawberry powder to save time.
  • Short cut tip: Decorate with freeze dried strawberries.
  • Vanilla Extract will add a nice depth of flavor. Sea Salt is also a great finisher.
  • Icing: Use chocolate melts or gel icing to decorate the top of your cooled treats.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Feel free to use the microwave to melt your butter and marshmallow. Do in 30 second intervals and stir in between each cook time.
  • Dark Chocolate: Try using a dark chocolate or Milk Chocolate can be used in place of the semi sweet chocolate for a different chocolate flavor.
  • Cocoa Krispies: Can be used in place of the crispy rice cereal.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Make a vegan version of this recipe. It works great.

What to Serve with Strawberry Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats

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Strawberry Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats
5 from 2 votes

Strawberry Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats

Yield: 9 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
Strawberry Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats are colorful, with so much flavor and are easy to make, transport and share. Everyone loves them because of the chocolatey strawberry goodness.
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Ingredients

  • 6 Cups Rice Krispies
  • 60 Marshmallows
  • 4 ½ Tbsp Butter
  • ¼ Cup Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1 oz Package Freeze Dried Strawberries
  • red food coloring, optional

Instructions

  • First grease an 8×8 in square pan with butter.
  • Next place 1 ½ Tbsp of butter and 20 marshmallows in a medium size saucepan. Heat over medium heat stirring frequently until the marshmallows and butter are completely melted.
  • Add in the chocolate chips and continue to stir until the chocolate chips are completely melted and thoroughly incorporated in the marshmallows, the entire mixture should be brown.
  • Remove from heat and fold in two cups of Rice Krispies until completely coated.
  • Press the mixture into the bottom of your prepared pan. I like to coat my hands with butter so that the mixture doesn’t stick. You can also use a spatula if you don’t want to use your hands.
  • Now in a clean pan melt another 20 marshmallows and 1 ½ Tbsp butter over medium heat stirring frequently until the marshmallows and butter are melted completely. Remove from the heat and pour in 2 cups of rice krispies and stir until the cereal is completely covered.
  • Press this mixture evenly across the top of the chocolate mixture, pressing firmly.
  • Now place the freeze dried strawberries in a food processor and process until very finely ground.
  • In a clean pan mix together the last 20 marshmallows and 1 ½ Tbsp of butter and melt over medium heat stirring frequently. Once melted stir in ground strawberries until well incorporated. If a deeper red color is desired you can add a little bit of red food coloring) Stir until well mixed.
  • Add in the final 2 cups of rice krispies and stir until completely coated.
  • Press the strawberry layer on top of the vanilla layer, pressing firmly and evenly.
  • Allow to cool completely before cutting.
  • Cut into 9 squares and enjoy! Store in an air tight container.

Expert Tips

 
  • Grease: Make sure that to grease your pans and utensils well for easier creation.
  • Strawberry Powder: Use freeze dried strawberry powder to save time.
  • Short cut tip: Decorate with freeze dried strawberries.
  • Vanilla Extract will add a nice depth of flavor. Sea Salt is also a great finisher.
  • Icing: Use chocolate melts or gel icing to decorate the top of your cooled treats.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Feel free to use the microwave to melt your butter and marshmallow. Do in 30 second intervals and stir in between each cook time.
  • Dark Chocolate: Try using a dark chocolate or Milk Chocolate can be used in place of the semi sweet chocolate for a different chocolate flavor.
  • Cocoa Krispies: Can be used in place of the crispy rice cereal.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Make a vegan version of this recipe. It works great.
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Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 311kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 186mg | Potassium: 98mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 1419IU | Vitamin C: 50mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 7mg
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Rice Krispy Treat

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