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Snickers Rice Krispie Treats

Snickers rice krispie treats are traditional marshmallow rice krispie treats made even better. Topped with salty peanuts, gooey caramel and a rich layer of chocolate. They're perfectly sweet, salty and so delicious!
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time8 mins
Servings: 18 -36

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 5 cups mini marshmallows
  • 5 1/2 cups rice krispie cereal
  • 1/2 cup salted peanuts
  • 16 oz Soft caramels ( unwrapped, about 1.5 of the 11oz bags)
  • 3 TBS heavy cream
  • 2 cups chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Melt your butter or margarine over medium low heat in a large sauce pan.
  • Add in marshmallows, and stir together till marshmallows are completely melted.
  • Pour in your rice krispie cereal and stir together till cereal is completely coated.
  • Pour cereal into a 9x13 in pan and press down evenly. (Don't squish too much!)
  • Sprinkle peanuts evenly over the top of the rice krispie treats.
  • In a medium sized sauce pan combine caramels and heavy cream over medium heat.
  • Stir until caramel is melted and smooth.
  • Pour caramel evenly over the top of rice krispie treats.
  • Melt chocolate chips in the microwave in 30 second increments (for about 90 seconds total), stirring after each until smooth.
  • Pour chocolate over the caramel layer and spread evenly.
  • Let chocolate set completely and cut.