S’mores Rice Krispies Treats

This is the last recipe I made while my sisters and mom were in town a couple weeks ago. You see, my family is a family of snackers. We like to sit around playing cards, board games, or watching movies and enjoying some delicious snacks.

S'mores Rice Krispies Treats

Which is basically what our girls weekend consisted of for the majority of the time. Sure, we did some touristy Cincinnati things (including lunch at a local brewery, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, and a riverboat cruise), but we also vegged out watching Hunger Games, playing Euchre, and a fun dice game called Greedy outside on the patio.

S'mores Rice Krispies Treats

So we had plenty of opportunity for snacking. And this sweet snack was a big hit. By mixing Golden Grahams cereal and chunks of chocolate in to a standard Rice Krispies treat recipe, it’s no surprise that everyone loved it. Especially since my youngest sister LOVES s’mores and it was WAY too hot out to make a fire in the fire pit (although we did make s’mores over the gas stove one night, since I had the supplies).

S'mores Rice Krispies Treats

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S'mores Rice Krispies Treats

Ingredients:

4 Tbsp butter
6 cups marshmallows
1 tsp vanilla
3 cups Rice Krispies
2 cups Golden Grahams
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
4 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped

Directions:

Mix together the Rice Krispies, Golden Grahams, and graham cracker crumbs. Set aside.

Lightly grease an 8x8 pan.

Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Turn the heat down to the lowest setting and add the marshmallows. Stir until almost totally melted, then add the vanilla extract. Continuing stirring until the marshmallows are all melted.

Once fully melted, take them off heat and pour over the Rice Krispies mixture. Stir lightly to combine.

Dump half of the mixture into pan. Sprinkle with half of the chopped chocolate.

Pour the remaining Rice Krispies mixture into the pan. Press down with lightly greased hands. Sprinkle the remaining chocolate on top. Allow to cool completely before cutting.

Recipe adapted from Mallow and Co

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9 Responses to “Rocky Ledge Bars”

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    Cara — March 22, 2010 at 1:05 pm

    I’d love to have one of those for breakfast right about now 🙂 Can’t wait to see what else is in store this week!

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    yumventures — March 22, 2010 at 1:06 pm

    These look amazing and delicious! I have never made bars, but I love eating them! I can’t wait to see the rest of your recipes, and I’m sure they will inspire me to make some bars of my own 🙂

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    Sara — March 22, 2010 at 3:31 pm

    These look great! They’ve got a little bit of everything.

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    KV — March 22, 2010 at 7:53 pm

    Yummm. I’m excited to see what else you post this week – I always make bars instead of individual cookies, so much easier!

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    ErinsFoodFiles — March 22, 2010 at 10:44 pm

    Those bars will always have a special place in my heart, because that’s what I debuted my blog’s new look with! Plus… they are just insanely delicious!

    Looks great!

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    Julie — March 23, 2010 at 1:02 am

    I can’t even begin to tell you what I’d give for one of those right now!

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    Kelly — March 23, 2010 at 11:35 am

    Those look delicious and definitely something my hubby would love. I’ve been in a baking funk lately and will have to try these this week.

    On another note…since you’ve changed your blog around a bit, it’s taking a very long time to load. Is it just me that’s having this problem?

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    Jen — March 23, 2010 at 11:39 am

    Thanks for letting me know Kelly. I haven’t heard that from anyone else. I use Google Chrome and it doesn’t seem to have any issues, but I’ll definitely look in to it.

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    booksncooks — April 15, 2010 at 7:22 pm

    These were great using up all the random baking goods in my kitchen. Wonderful recipe!

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