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a stack of rice Krispie treats with chocolate chips
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Easy Rice Krispies Treats with Chocolate Chips

Rice Krispies Treats with Chocolate Chips are a fun snack for kids and adults.  This easy no bake dessert will be your new favorite treat for school lunches, parties or holidays. Who doesn’t like a gooey sweet treat with some added chocolate!  This Rice Krispies Treats recipe will be something the whole family will love.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Cooling1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: make ahead, dessert, no bake
Servings: 20 bars
Calories: 264kcal
Author: Bobbie Blue


  • 10 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 10 ounce packages mini marshmallows
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • 9 cups rice cereal
  • 1 ½ cups chocolate chips, divided


  • Prepare a 13x9 inch pan with parchment paper slightly overlapping sides. Spray lightly with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Melt butter in a large pan over medium high heat.
  • Add marshmallows to pan and stir until completely melted.
  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract and salt. Add in cereal.
  • Stir until cereal is completely coated with marshmallow. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before adding 1 cup of chocolate chips.
  • Chocolate may melt slightly but that is okay. Stir and pour into prepared pan.
  • Sprinkle remaining chocolate chips over top, pressing gently with spatula.
  • Leave on counter for 1 hour for Rice Krispies Treats to set up. Lift with parchment and set on cutting board. Use a sharp knife to cut into 20 bars.
  • Store on countertop. Do not refrigerate.


Serving: 1bar | Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 2.2g | Fat: 9.6g | Saturated Fat: 6.3g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 221mg | Potassium: 68mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 21g | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 5mg