Peanut Butter and Jelly Rice Krispies Treats

Jenn's Real & Quirky created this recipe

Inspired by the 2016 Texas Peanut Producers Food Blog Tour.


Meal Types: Dessert, Snack

Ingredients:

Rice Krispies Treats: 

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • Two 10 oz. bags of marshmallows
  • 10 cups Rice Krispies cereal

PB&J Rice Krispies:

  • 1 prepared 9 x 13 pan of Rice Krispies treats (recipe above)
  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup squeezable grape jelly
  • 1 Tablespoon solid shortening
  • 3/4 cup Wilton peanut butter melts (affiliate link)
  • 1/2 cup chopped peanuts

Directions:

Rice Krispies:

1.   Spray a 9×13 pan with a non-stick coating spray and set aside.
2.   In a large sauce pan, melt the butter over low heat.
3.   Add the marshmallows and stir occasionally until melted.
4.    Remove from the heat and stir in the cereal until well-coated.
5.   Transfer the cereal mixture to your prepared pan and press down firmly.
6.   Cool for at least 45 minutes.

PB&J Rice Krispies:

1. Spread a thin layer of peanut butter on top of your prepared Rice Krispies treats.
2. Cut the Rice Krispies treats into 12 even pieces.
3.  Carefully squeeze about 1 tablespoon of jelly onto each cut square.
4.  In a microwave safe bowl, microwave the shortening for 45 seconds. Add the peanut butter melts and stir until melted and smooth.
5.  Using a spoon, drizzle the melted peanut butter on top of each bar.
6.  Sprinkle 3 to 4 peanuts on top of each Rice Krispies treat.

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