Peppermint Bark Rice Krispie Treats recipe

Peppermint Bark Rice Krispie Treats

These Peppermint Bark Rice Krispie Treats are always a huge hit whenever we make them!  They are literally a family favorite around Christmas time.  They’re such a festive treat that will surely brighten up anyone’s day!  :)    ENJOY!

Peppermint Bark Rice Krispie Treats

Ingredients:

  • 10.5 oz bag peppermint mini marshmallows
  • 4 tbsp butter, plus extra to butter pan
  • 5-6 c rice krispie style cereal
  • 3 tbsp semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips
  • 3 tbsp white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tsp vegetable oil, divided
  • 1/8 tsp peppermint extract
  • 2-3 medium sized candy canes, crushed

In place of the peppermint marshmallows, use regular marshmallows and add about 1/8 teaspoon more of peppermint extract to melted marshmallow mixture.

Directions:

  • Line a 9×13″ pan with foil and lightly butter bottom and about 1″ up sides.
  • Melt butter in a very large bowl in the microwave; add marshmallows and stir to coat.
  • Heat in 30 second intervals, stirring in between, until melted and smooth; add rice krispie cereal and stir to evenly combine.
  • With buttered hands, press mixture into prepared pan.
  • Place white chocolate chips and 1/4 teaspoon oil in a small bowl; heat in microwave in 30 second intervals, stirring in between, until melted and smooth.
  • Repeat same process with semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips and add a few drops of peppermint extract.
  • Drizzle both chocolates on top of rice krispie treats and sprinkle candy canes on top.
  • Let sit until chocolate is set, place pan in fridge to speed process along; cut into squares and eat up.

source: http://www.ourbestbites.com/2011/12/peppermint-bark-rice-krispie-treats/

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