How to Make Rice Krispie Treats with M&M's

Soft and chewy homemade Rice Krispie treats are loaded with chocolatey M&M's, making them colorful, kid-friendly, and delicious. These Rice Krispie bars are an easy (ready in 10 minutes) and delicious treat perfect for game night or a celebration!

– unsalted butter – mini-marshmallows (or 40 regular size) – Rice Krispies cereal – vanilla extract – salt – M&M's

Recipe Ingredients

Grease a 9"x13" baking dish with non-stick cooking spray or line with parchment paper. In a large saucepan, melt better over low heat until melted.

Recipe Instructions

Add mini-marshmallows; stir until completely melted and incorporated into butter.

Recipe Instructions

Add the cereal, vanilla extract, and salt, and stir until mixed thoroughly. Let stand to cool for 3-4 minutes.

Recipe Instructions

Stir in M&M's, working quickly. Transfer mixture into prepared baking dish and press down gently using parchment  paper or wax paper (or spray your hands lightly with non-stick cooking  spray).

Recipe Instructions

Let the treats cool for at least 30 minutes before cutting and serving. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

Recipe Instructions

Melt butter and marshmallows over low heat. This helps to avoid your treats from becoming hard. We want soft and chewy squares.

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