13 Rice Krispy Treat Recipes To Wow A Crowd


Rice Krispy treats might be one of the most basic of childhood desserts, but these 13 recipes for unique homemade Rice Krispy treats will be sophisticated enough to serve at your next dinner party, and easy enough to whip up last minute!

I have to admit that as a child, I thought Rice Krispy treats were a labor of love from my mother to her beloved children. It wasn’t until I was a mom myself and made my first batch from the recipe off the back of the box with butter and marshmallows, that I realized just how simple they are. Well played mom!

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13 Unique Rice Krispies Treat Recipes

Hazelnut Chocolate Rice Krispies Rol

13. Hazelnut Chocolate Rice Krispies Roll

Not just your basic Rice Krispie squares, this roll is easy to shape and you can add your favorite fillings. However, hazelnut chocolate & peanut butter rice crispy treats are a match made in heaven. Lorraine’s recipe comes with a step by step pictural tutorial and easy to follow instructions. Click here to get this great recipe –> Hazelnut Chocolate & Peanut Butter Rice Krispies Roll

Chocolate Caramel Rice Krispies Recipe

12. Chocolate Caramel Rice Krispies Recipe

Topping Rice Krispies treats with layers of chocolate and caramel is a classic combo everyone will love and Kristyn’s recipe is perfect for the best Rice Krispie treats. These Rice Krispie squares are one my family’s favorite fall treats! You’ll need chocolate chips for the topping and a bit of vanilla extract makes it a great recipe! Click here for the recipe –> Chocolate Caramel Rice Krispies Treats

Orange Chocolate Rice Krispies Treats

11. Orange Chocolate Rice Krispies Treats

These are not your ordinary marshmallow treats. The usual Rice Krispy crunchiness gets an upgrade with semi-sweet chocolate chips and candied oranges. Although it looks fancy enough for the queen, this Rice Krispie treats recipe is actually quite easy to make. {high fve} Click here for the recipe–> Candied Orange Chocolate Rice Krispies Treats

Tip: You’ll want to line your baking pan with parchment paper for this sweet treat!

White Chocolate Rice Krispies Treats

10. White Chocolate Rice Krispies Treats

Instead of the boring old fruitcake, why not try these delicious white chocolate Krispy treats this year? Sarah has created a festive recipe with Rice Krispies ingredients that are perfect for the holidays. This sweet treat is sure to be a big hit with adults and at the kid’s table too {wink} Click here for the recipe –> White Chocolate Cranberry Pecan Rice Krispies Treats


  1. In a large pot over medium heat, melt the butter.
  2. Add mini marshmallows and stir until soft and melted.
  3. Stir in cereal, white chocolate chips, dried cranberries, and chopped pecans.
  4. Press evenly into the bottom of a lightly greased 9×13-inch baking pan. You could also line the pan with parchment paper.
  5. In a small microwave-safe bowl, heat the remaining white chocolate chips at 20-second intervals until melted and smooth.
  6. Remove from heat and drizzle over the bars. Sprinkle with remaining cranberries and pecans.
  7. Allow to set at room temperature, and cut. 

Lime Rice Krispies Treats

9. Lime Rice Krispies Treats

I’ve never been that great at making Key Lime Pie, but I think I could pull off these easy lime Rice Krispy treats! It’s a Rice Krispie treats recipe all dressed up for spring and summer! Click here for the recipe –> Key Lime Pie Rice Krispies Treats

Peanut Butter Rice Krispy Bars

8. Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats

The name is too humble for these amazing chocolate Rice Krispies bars made with a layer of Oreo crust and a crunchy topping made from Rice Krispies, chocolate, and peanut butter. The Oreo Rice Krispie treats combine two childhood favorites for the best Rice Krispie treats ever! Did I mention they are easy? Click here for the recipe –> Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats

Pumpkin Rice Krispy Treats

7. Pumpkin Rice Krispy Treats

Bring the fall flavors into the classic Rice Krispie treats with a super easy recipe. These are so delicious, it’s hard to believe they are an easy microwave Rice Krispies recipe! Jocelyn saves time and money by using pumpkin-flavored marshmallows instead of real pumpkin. These frosted Rice Krispies have simple white chocolate and shortening frosting. Jocelyn also includes a great strawberry Rice Krispies recipe in her original post. Click here for both recipes –> Pumpkin Spice Latte Krispy Treats

Strawberry Rice Krispy Treat Recipe

6. Strawberry Rice Krispies Treat Recipe

Another strawberry Rice Krispies recipe that only uses one additional ingredient. These fruity treats use real freeze-dried strawberries and have no artificial colors or flavorings. All you will need for Heather’s sweet marshmallow treats are:

  • 8 ounces freeze-dried strawberries
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 10 ounces mini marshmallows
  • 5 ¾ cups Rice Krispies cereal

These homemade rice crispy treats are perfect for any special occasion.  Click here for the recipe –>  Strawberry Rice Krispy Treats

I love that the freeze-dried strawberries add just a little bit of nutrition into this fun snack. If you are looking for more healthy snack ideas, these cinnamon apple chips are perfect for fall and the peanut butter fruit dip is sure to get your kids snacking on some extra fruit!  Click here for healthy snack recipes –> 18 Easy Healthy Snacks [recipes]


rice krispy treat cake

5. Rice Krispy Treat Cake

If you’re looking to take your Rice Krispy treat obsession to the next level, this cake is a perfect choice! The crispy rice is pliable, making it easy to form into any cake shape and it is customizable with any color of sprinkles and frosting. This cake is definitely a step up from Rice Krispie bars and would be a fun twist on a traditional birthday cake! Click here for the recipe–>: Spring Rice Krispy Treat Cake

Baking Tips:

  • Make sure you spray each baking pan with non-stick spray.
  • Heat and stir the butter and marshmallows continuously so they don’t burn.
  • Allow the rice Krispy mixture to cool off to room temperature in the baking pan before using it.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats


4. Salted Caramel Chocolate Rice Krispies Treats

A chocolate Rice Krispies treat that is covered in chocolate ganache and sea salt. Georgia has created pure perfection! Click here for the recipe –> Salted Caramel Rice Krispies Treats

For more decadent Rice Krispie treats recipes including Biscoff Rice Krispies, Caramel Pumpkin Spice, and Peanut Butter Rice Krispie treats, make sure you check out these 16 Tricked out Rice Krispies treats recipes. Click here for the recipes and tutorials –> 16 Tricked Out Rice Krispie Treats {recipes}

Berry Cobbler Rice Krispy Treats

3. Berry Cobbler Rice Krispy Treats

Berry cobbler Rice Krispy treats prove there can be life without peanut butter or chocolate crispy cakes. These easy rice crispy treats include jello mix and granola cereal along with the usual Rice Krispies ingredients. They are a fun sweet treat that everyone will enjoy.  Click here for the recipe –>  Berry Cobbler Rice Krispy Treats

Oreo Rice Krispy Treat Recipe

2. Oreo Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

Four ingredients are all you need to make these exquisite Oreo Rice Krispie treats. No one ever has to know that these are easy rice crispy treats. The secret is safe with me. {wink}  Click here for the recipe –>  Oreo Rice Krispy Treats


  • 3 tbsp butter
  • cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • 25 Oreo cookies
  • 1 10 oz. package mini marshmallows
Mermaid Rice Krispy Treats

1. Mermaid Rice Krispy Treats

Mermaid obsessions and Rice Krispies team up in this crazy and colorful dessert that can liven up any event. Seriously, how cute are these! Stephanie gives a beautiful photo tutorial with this easy rice crispy treats recipe. She uses candy melts to dip the ends and get those fabulous colors for this sweet treat. Click here for the recipes –> Mermaid Rice Krispy Treats

Tip: You could easily turn these into fruity pebbles rice crispy treats for an additional way to add some fun colors! And if you are going to be stacking them to store, make sure you use a layer of parchment paper or wax paper.


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fall rice crispy treats

Perfect treats for fall and the upcoming Halloween holiday.  You’ll find Rice Krispie treats with candy bars mixed in, football and turkey shapes, and spooky Rice Krispie creations for Halloween! Click here for the recipes and tutorials –> 15 Fall Rice Krispies Treats {recipes}


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