Hot Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

These Hot Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats are a super fun and tasty twist on the classic dessert recipe! Filled with chocolate and marshmallow goodness, these krispie treats will rock your world!
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Hot Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

Well, it’s another snow day in the Northeast.
Dude, this weather is getting really sucky.
The kids are home from school again and while I love the little buggers, they have confiscated my itouch, played every board game known to man, built 13 different “forts” (with my good pillows) and gotten into no less than 427 arguments.  Now, like a good mom, I have plopped them down in front of the television to zone out to Scooby Doo reruns.
They were outside sledding earlier, but it always takes no less than 30 minutes to get them bundled up so they can go outside and play for 5.
And I didn’t mention that 22 of those 30 minutes were spent trying to solve the mystery of the missing glove.
I don’t understand how 1 glove can consistently go missing every time I need it.
What never fails, though, is when they come inside from their exhausting 3 minutes of play, they demand hot chocolate.
I am pretty sure that the whole “going outside to play in the snow” is just a carefully hatched scheme devised to get the hot chocolate that they know will inevitably be waiting for them upon re-entrance into the toasty, warm house.
Even I will admit that hot chocolate is a pretty redeeming factor of the snow day.
Chocolate, marshmallow, whipped cream…yes, that is a pretty spectacular beverage.
So since I can’t leave well enough alone, topped with my unusual obsession with cereal desserts I decided to give these a go…
Hot Chocolate Krispies
You’re welcome.

How to Make Hot Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats

Add in your hot chocolate powder right into the marshmallows.
Stir while continuing to cook over low heat until marshmallows are melted and chocolate is mixed in.
 Remove from heat.
Add in your 6 cups Cocoa Krispies.

Press that into your pan and add some more marshmallows!

 Let cool for 30 minutes and cut into squares.
Store air tight for up to 2 days.
Hope you have a great day, whether it’s snowing, raining, or bright and sunny…

I’ll be here in the 20 degree weather, chiseling the maple syrup off my itouch 🙂

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Hot Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats

  • Author: Shelly
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: About 12 krispie treats 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: American

Description:

These Hot Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats are a super fun and tasty twist on the classic dessert recipe! Filled with chocolate and marshmallow goodness, these krispie treats will rock your world!


Ingredients:

  • 6 cups cocoa krispies
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 (10.5 oz) bag of mini marshmallows, plus 4 cups divided. (About a bag and a half total)
  • 6 T. hot chocolate mix
  • cooking spray
  • sheet of parchment or wax paper- optional

Instructions:

  1. Spray 9×9 square pan with cooking spray.
  2. Set aside
  3. Melt butter in large saucepan over low heat.
  4. When butter is melted add your bag of mini marshmallows and then hot chocolate powder.
  5. Stir while continuing to cook over low heat until marshmallows are melted and chocolate is mixed in.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Add in your 6 cups Cocoa Krispies.
  8. Stir until mixed well.
  9. Now add in 2 cups mini marshmallows.
  10. Stir until marshmallows are evenly distributed throughout the krispie mixture.
  11. Pour into prepared pan.
  12. Lightly spray a piece of parchment or wax paper with cooking spray for an easy way to press mixture into pan without it sticking.
  13. If you don’t have wax or parchment paper just press evenly into pan with the back of a spoon sprayed with cooking spray.
  14. Immediately spread remaining 2 cups mini marshmallows onto the krispies and press into the mix.
  15. Let cool for 30 minutes and cut into squares.
  16. Store air tight for up to 2 days.

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Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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Sharon
Sharon

What is your secret to getting the rice krispies mixed before starting to get cool? I always end up with marshmallow strings and have to microwave the mix to keep it warm enough until it’s all mixed. Also, do you grease your hands or spatula to push this mix into the pan?

Alex
Alex

Have you ever tried this with regular Rice Krispies? I love hot chocolate but I’m not into too much chocolate at once. Just wondering if it’s been done. Thanks!

Kellie
Kellie

I just got through making these…OMG there delicious!!! There defiantly a must try, and I didn’t have enough marshmallows to put the one on top only to mix in and they came out just perfect!! Thanks so much for sharing…My next one to try is the CIRCUS cookie one 🙂

Beth
Beth

OMG! Do yourself a favor and make these with peppermint marshmallows. Crazy, crazy good!!!

Chelsie
Chelsie

Shucks I don’t have cocoa rice krispies, just the plain. I’m going to try it with that, but I love chocolate so I don’t know if this will satisfy me!

Suzanne
Suzanne

These look so delish, will definitely make. You are too funny when talking about the kids, I was cracking up. Having two boys of my own I know exactly what you mean. 🙂

Karen
Karen

I just spray my hand with Pam and press the mixture into the pan that way. So easy! These are amaze-balls by the way!

Gayle
Gayle

Where is the print button for this recipe?????

Patricia @ ButterYum

What a great idea – and I have a jar of homemade cocoa mix that I can use to make them. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

Sandra

These are amazing! I made them for my husband and sent them to him in Afghanistan. he loved them too!

SpareMom

Thanks for the humor and recipe.

Cami
Cami

Thank you, thank you!!! We loved these, they were perfect.
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Eliana
Eliana

As if a rice krispie treat wasn't good enough already you just had to take it to all new levels of deliciousness.! LOVE IT!!!

Patti
Patti

Oooh, more marshmallow and chocolate goodness!! Woohoo!!
I agree about the weather…totally sucky! And 20 degrees?! Lucky you. It has finally warmed up to 28 here today after days of single digit temps with wind chills below zero…too cold to let the little ones outside to play. Ah, well at least I had a few day of not having to search for the missing glove.

Amy
Amy

yummy!

Kelli @ RTSM
Kelli @ RTSM

Adding the cocoa to the marshmallow mixture was a great idea! And I love the layer of marshamallows on top too:)

grace
grace

nice twist!
by the way, velma was always my favorite. 🙂

Meaghan Luby
Meaghan Luby

ever had s'morez cereal? if you added some graham crackers in, i bet this is EXACTLY what that tastes like.

i will have to make it and let you know 🙂

thanks for posting!!
-meg
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Monet
Monet

What a great adaptation to a classic recipe. I love the hot chocolate twist (and I'm sure everyone else did too!) Thank you for sharing this with me! I hope you have a healthy and happy week.

Raina
Raina

Chocolately goodness for sure. Those are some lucky kids to come in from playing in the snow and get this treat. We are buried in snow too, looks like another one coming mid week:)

Meredith!
Meredith!

wow i am in love with your blog! i am definitely a new follower!

Kristan
Kristan

I used to have an iTouch.

Now it is just another portal for video games….like everything else in this house. Sigh. I think it's lying on the backseat of my car next to an empty bag of CheezIts and a squashed Capri Sun.

Kids.

Love your Krispie Treats, they look super yummy!!

Manni
Manni

ooh! this looks really good! Never thought about putting hot chocolate mix. Will have to try it out : D

Leslie
Leslie

I love when the TV gets to play babysitter everyone in a while!
Love your little treats!

66 Cupcakes
66 Cupcakes

First can I say, girl you make me laugh. Yes I love all of your ideas, recipes and pics, but above all I laugh. I to recently posted about switching up the old to a new and this goes to show it's not a bad idea. Happy cereal creations!

Shelly Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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