Melissa Kaylene: Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispies Treat® Bites

Monday, March 30, 2015

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispies Treat® Bites

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Most of the time I’m sharing food ideas and fun treats that the entire family would like, but sometimes after a long day at work or a long week for that matter, I like to create a treat that is just for me (and sometimes I’ll share with Wayne if I’m feeling extra nice!).

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispies Treat® Bites  #kreatemyhappy #ad
Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispies Treat® Bites  #kreatemyhappy #ad

Who doesn’t love Rice Krispies Treats®? They are easy to have on hand and I can quickly transform them into a dark-chocolatey-peanut-buttery-mess of a treat! These little bites have been sliced in half, slathered with Peanut Butter, dipped in dark chocolate, and then topped with some of my favorite things, like Peanut Butter M&M’s and Sea Salt!

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Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispies Treat® Bites  #kreatemyhappy #ad

They only take a few minutes to make and make a delicious treat to nibble on while you watch a little TV before bed and sip on your favorite drink.


Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispies Treat® Bites
                        
Ingredients:

8 Rice Krispies Treat® Bars
16 Tablespoons creamy peanut butter
16 ounces dark melting chocolate
A variety of toppings such as sea salt, Peanut Butter M&M’s, and JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows (optional)
Fresh Mint Leaves and Confectioners’ sugar for garnish (optional)

1. Melt chocolate over medium heat using a double broiler.

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2. Remove the Rice Krispies Treats® from their packages and slice each piece in half lengthwise and then again vertically – creating four pieces out of each treat.
3. Spread peanut butter on half of the pieces and then cover with remaining pieces, creating a ‘sandwich’.
4. Dip each piece in the melted chocolate covering completely, and then place onto parchment paper.
5. Top with sea salt, chopped Peanut Butter M&M’s, or diced JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows.
6. Let them dry, then enjoy! If serving to guests, place one piece onto a dessert plate garnished with melted chocolate, confectioner’s sugar and a mint leave for an extra special touch!

Makes 16 servings.

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Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispies Treat® Bites  #kreatemyhappy #ad

I found the Rice Krispies Treats in the same aisle where you’d find breakfast bars or fruit snacks at Safeway.  

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Also, have you heard Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies Treats® is having a contest?  You can vote on your favorite Rice Krispies Treats® recipe, get contest info, and find more great recipes there. You can find out more HERE. This is what you need to do to vote:

Cast your vote via Social Media on Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.  Include the hashtag #RKTreatSweeps as well as the recipe for your vote.

To verify your vote, you must send the link for your post to RKTreatSweeps@kellogg.com
The contest voting runs 3/24-5/3/15.
Twenty (20) Grand Prizes will receive:

$250 Bank-issued, pre-loaded Gift Card;
Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies Treats® squares (XX ct.)
Beats Pills™ Portable Stereo Speaker by Dr. Dre™
(1) bag of Jet-Puffed Mini Marshmallows (10 oz.)
(1) bag of Jet-Puffed Chocolate Swirl snacking marshmallows (3 oz.)
(1) Jet-Puffed Strawberry snacking marshmallows (3 oz.)
(1) bag of Jet-Puffed S’moresMallows
(1) bag of Jet-Puffed StarMallows (8 oz.)
Assorted MARS products
(1) M&M’s® dispenser
(1) M&M’s® Milk Laydown Bag
(1) M&M’s® Peanut Laydown bag
Restrictions:

All Social Platform posts must be posted to a non-private Social Platform account, must include the Hashtag and link to post must be shared or sent to Sponsor using the email address noted above.
Limit one (1) entry per Week by voting using a Social Platform.

By using the Hashtag, you affirm that you have read, understand and agree to these Official Rules.
For full rules, visit the HERE

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 Do you have any simple treats you make for yourself after the kids are in bed?

~Melissa

3 comments:

  1. YUM! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!

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  2. This looks so decadent and I never would have suspected a Rice Krispies Treat was the base of your recipe! Great idea! #client

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  3. These looks so delicious! What a great way to amp up a treat! Thank you for sharing these at the #SmallVictoriesSundayLinkup!

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