S’mores Rice Krispies Treats

Two childhood favorites come together in one delicious treat! That’s right, Rice Krispies Treats and S’mores have joined forces to create a summer dessert that will be a hit at your next summer barbecue. It’s hard for me to resist a regular Rice Krispies Treat, let along one speckled with graham cracker crumbs and chocolate chips then topped with a gooey s’more.

Just a warning…this is one messy dessert, but totally worth every gooey, chocolately bite! Just make sure you have lots of napkins on hand for these gooey treats!

On another note, I am really excited to announce that Sweet Pea’s Kitchen is getting a brand spanking new makeover! I am working with Lindsay from Purr Design to create a new and easier to navigate webpage. The website launches on August 31! 😀

S’mores Rice Krispies Treats

S’mores Rice Krispies Treats speckled with graham cracker crumbs and chocolate chips then topped with a gooey s’more!

Yield: about 16 servings

Prep Time: 20 minutes


For the Bottom Layer:
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
4 cups mini marshmallows (or about 40 regular/large marshmallows)
5 cups Rice Krispies cereal
1 cup graham crackers, broken Into coarse pieces
1/2 cup milk chocolate chips

For the Top Layer:
1 ¾ cups milk chocolate chips
10 full sized graham crackers, broken in half (slightly more or less, depending on the pan you use)
40 large marshmallows (approximately)


Butter a 9×13-inch baking dish. Line the baking pan with parchment paper letting the paper extend up the two short sides of the pan and overhang slightly on both ends. Butter paper; set pan aside.
In a large saucepan over low heat, melt butter. Add marshmallows and stir frequently until melted, about 6 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in rice cereal, graham cracker pieces and 1/2 cup chocolate chips. Using a piece of wax paper, press rice mixture evenly into prepared pan.
Melt 1 ¾ cups milk chocolate chips in a metal bowl over a pan of lightly simmering water. Stir occasionally until smooth, and remove from heat. Spread chocolate on top of rice krispies treats in pan. Lay graham cracker squares on top, leaving a tiny bit of space between each cracker.
Cut large marshmallows in half and place cut side down onto graham crackers (each cracker should have 4 marshmallow halves). Place in the oven under the broiler and heat until marshmallows are just beginning to brown. Chill in refrigerator until chocolate is set.

Source: adapted from Glorious Treats

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Two Years Ago: Zucchini Bread               

15 Responses to “S’mores Rice Krispies Treats”

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    Mal @ The Chic Geek — August 7, 2012 @ 12:29 pm

    These look so perfectly gooey and delicious!

  2. #
    Sally — August 7, 2012 @ 1:36 pm

    Summer in a square! Rice Krispie Treats are my go-to. They are so versatile!! Those marshmallows on top have me starving now…!

  3. #
    Sarah | Curious Cuisiniere — August 7, 2012 @ 2:25 pm

    These look fantastic!! Looking forward to seeing the new site!

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    my recent favorite books — August 7, 2012 @ 2:35 pm

    These treats look so good!
    Have fun with your new site, – look forward to seeing it! =)

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    Amy — August 7, 2012 @ 4:02 pm

    OMG these look soo scrummy, wish I could grab a few right now! 🙂

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    Michael Ann — August 7, 2012 @ 4:59 pm

    So clever! Guess you were being truthful in your comment on my blog that you are obsessed with smores 🙂

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    ChgoJohn — August 7, 2012 @ 7:06 pm

    I don’t know if you’ve nieces and nephews but if and when you do, they are going to LOVE you! 🙂

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    thekalechronicles — August 7, 2012 @ 9:29 pm

    I love the browned marshmallow topping on these, Christina.

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    the second serving — August 8, 2012 @ 3:08 am

    My mouth’s watering, and it’s old 10 AM here– not good :)! Just clicked ‘purr design’–looks like it’ll be an awesome makeover. Congrats on that!

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    Baker Street (@bakerstreet29) — August 8, 2012 @ 5:29 am

    These bars sound fantastic, Christina! Would be the perfect lunch box treat!

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    Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie — August 8, 2012 @ 9:42 am

    Yummy! I want to sit by a campfire and eat these.

  12. #
    Wanda — August 8, 2012 @ 2:43 pm

    I love all the recipes you give us. But I have to tell you, the blueberries on the top of the blog page look so real and good, I feel like I could pick one (or more) of the page and eat it.

    • Christina replied: — August 9th, 2012 @ 7:30 pm

      Thanks so much Wanda! 🙂

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    Erica — August 31, 2014 @ 6:45 pm

    I am going to attempt these tonight with my sons………will let you know how it goes & tastes! 🙂

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