Peppermint Hot Cocoa Rice Krispie Treats
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 18 pieces
- 1 Tbsp butter
- 16 oz mini marshmallows
- 8 C rice krispie cereal
- 1 1/2 C milk chocolate chips
- Hot Cocoa Frosting:
- 1/2 C butter softened
- 2 1/2 C powdered sugar
- 1-2 Tbsp milk
- 1/2 C dry hot cocoa mix adjust amount to taste
- 1/2 C milk chocolate chips
- 1 C mini marshamallows
- 1/4 C mini candy canes crushed
Coat 15×10 glass baking dish with cooking spray.
In a large plastic microwaveable bowl place butter and mini marshmallows, microwave 1 minute, stir, microwave 30 seconds, stir well.
If not completely melted microwave 15 seconds more.
Stir in half rice krispies; mix well.
Stir in remaining rice krispies; mix until well coated.
Pour into baking dish, lightly wet hand with water and press flat into pan.
Allow to cool completely.
Invert onto cutting board or piece of parchment paper and give it a giggle to remove treats.
Hot Cocoa Frosting:
In a small mixing bowl cream butter, add powdered sugar 1 C at a time; mixing well.
Add 1-2 Tbsp milk until creamy but thick.
Add dry hot cocoa mix; mix until incorporated.
Spread hot cocoa frosting on the top of krispie treats.
Sprinkle topping marshmallows and crushed candy cane evenly over frosted treats.
In a microwave bowl melt chocolate for 30 seconds, stir well, microwave 15 seconds more, stir until smooth.
Drizzle chocolate using a fork back and forth to garnish.
Let cool completely.
Cut into 4×4 square pieces.
Then cover airtight until serving and enjoy!
Calories: 382kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 182mg | Potassium: 15mg | Sugar: 51g | Vitamin A: 1050IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 4.2mg