Rice Krispie Treat S’mores

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Rice Krispie Treat with S'Mores filling

I have kind of been on a Rice Krispie kick lately. Last weekend, I somehow decided it would be a good idea to make a frosting with Rice Krispie Treat Frosting, which hello, is totally necessary in life. At the same time, I have suddenly found myself obsessed with S’mores. As such, I have been racking my brain trying to come up with a variation of a S’mores dessert.

Rice Krispie Treat with S'Mores filling

I made a stop at a local bakery recently and they had this awesome ginger snap S’mores cookie that was half dipped in chocolate. I knew I wanted to try something similar at home and poof! The Rice Krispie Treat S’mores were born. Does it seem a little redundant to have marshmallow filling inside a rice krispies treat, since said treat already contains marshmallow? The correct answer is no; it’s actually amazing.

First you make a batch of Rice Krispies treats, and allow them to set. Cut yourself out some shapes, fill it with marshmallow frosting and graham cracker crumbs and dip the sandwich in melted chocolate. You could really use any type of marshmallow filling, but I made my favorite marshmallow frosting from the Climbing Grier Mountain Blog. I had the pleasure of also meeting Lauren at the BlogHer Food conference this past summer.

Rice Krispie Treat with S'Mores filling

I dipped these in some melted Candiquik chocolate. I met Sarah, who blogs for Candiquik, at the BlogHer Food conference as well. After expressing my frustration with other candy melts on the market, Sarah graciously sent me a box of Candiquik to try. Have you tried this yet? It is unbelievably easy to melt and creates the best consistency for dipping. Normally, I have to add a lot of Crisco to my melted chocolate to get the proper consistency for dipping truffles or cake pops. This is not necessary with Candiquik. Not only does it melt well, but the tray that the candy comes in is microwave safe and reusable. If you don’t use all the chocolate in one sitting, you can let it re-harden and use it again. For this recipe, I broke off a couple squares and melted it in a bowl. The Candiquik hardens very quickly and really holds the shape. I love it!

Rice Krispie Treat with S'Mores filling

Rice Krispie Treat S’mores
Yields 8 S’mores

For the Rice Krispies Treats
Recipe from  Kelloggs 

3 tbsp Butter

4 C Mini marshmallows

6 C Rice Krispies cereal

For the S’mores

1/4 C Graham cracker crumbs

6 oz Chocolate for melting  (3 squares of Candiquik)

For the Marshmallow frosting, please see this post for the recipe.

Instructions

  • Prepare the Rice Krispies treats by combining butter and mini marshmallows in a medium sized sauce pan. Stir over medium heat until marshmallows are melted. Pour the cereal in the sauce pan and stir until well mixed.
  • Grease  a large baking pan or cookie sheet (I used 12”x17”) or two smaller pans with Crisco. Spoon cereal and marshmallow mixture into the pan. Use a spatula and spread evenly. Use a piece of wax paper over the top and gently press mixture into pan. You want to have somewhat of a thin layer of Rice Krispie Treats, which is why I suggest using two pans. Leave them to harden for at least 30 minutes.
  • Prepare your frosting by following this recipe while your treats are setting. You will have extra frosting, unless you made a double batch of treats.

For the assembly

  • Use a juice glass or cookie cutter and cut your Rice Krispies treats into circles (Allow your editor to immediately consume all remaining Rice Krispies Treats, because he loves them).
  • Use a spoon or piping bag to put marshmallow on one side of the treat.
  • Spoon some graham cracker crumbs on top and cover with a second Rice Krispie treat circle.
  • Use a microwave safe bowl and melt chocolate in 30 second increments, stirring after each 30 seconds until chocolate is melted.
  • Dip Rice Krispies Sandwich into chocolate and put on wax paper to allow chocolate to set; less than five minutes.

These are really easy to assemble and taste pretty amazing. Once you take a bite into the sandwich, the frosting oozes out the side.

Rice Krispie Treat with S'Mores filling

I received Candiquik samples to try but all opinions expressed in this post are my own.

 

Check out last week’s Rice Krispie Treat Frosting

Rice Krispie Treat Frosting

Gluten-Free S’more Cupcakes

S'mores cupcake

34 Responses
  1. Joy

    Wow!!! Awesome idea. I had a thought for a little addition. Maybe you could dip them in graham cracker crumbs right after the chocolate and before the chocolate hardens. Also, I was just wondering if I could use the marshmallow fluff stuff you can buy at the grocery store?

    1. Beyond Frosting

      Hi Joy! Yes! I love that! I sprinkled the edges or middle with graham cracker, but dipping the chocolate in graham cracker sounds amazing! I like the way you think!

  2. Kristy

    How long did these stay fresh?? I need to make them Tuesday but won’t be able to serve them until Thursday. Will they stay good in the fridge or maybe the freezer? They look delish and can’t wait to try then!

    1. Beyond Frosting

      Hi Kristy. I have always served these the same day I made them. You can absolutely make the rice kris pie treats ahead of time and I would not make the frosting more than a day in advance. Make sure your frosting is completely cooled, if it is too hot, and you put it in an airtight container, it will melt again. I have also not tried putting these in the refrigerator or freezer. If anything, the fridge should be fine, but make sure they are wrapped up so they don’t dry out.

  3. Michelle

    Hi Sarah. These look so delish! Can’t wait to taste. I’m having trouble accessing the site for the marshmallow frosting. It keeps saying error. Thanks again for the recipe!

    Michelle

  4. Carrie @ Frugal Foodie Mama

    Girl, you kill me every week with these recipes! OMGee! This looks SO good!
    Thank you for sharing at Marvelous Mondays this week! 🙂

  5. Gloria Phillips (@simplygloria1)

    Well, these are the most creative S’mores recipe I’ve seen in a long time! I’m dying to still try the frosting…but now I’m going to have to put these first on the list! Pinning!
    Thanks for coming over to party with us girls last weekend! We already pinned these scrumptious Smores treats on the party board!

  6. D D Dell

    Fantastico!. I really have to remember to eat something before reading your blog. I am now having a major hankering! These looks delish.

  7. Cathy Pollak ~ Noble Pig

    I have been using Candiquik for so, so, so many years. I absolutely love how easy it is and this just looks amazing my friend!! Rice Krispie treats remind me of school!

  8. Sarah @ Miss CandiQuik

    I’m drooling!! These look so amazing. Can’t wait to try that marshmallow frosting from Lauren @ Grier Mountain…love her blog (sad her and I didn’t get to connect at BlogHer Food). Glad you loved the Candiquik! Hope to see you at the next conference. -Sarah

    p.s. the link to the marshmallow frosting gives a 404 error.

    1. beyondfrosting

      Hi Sarah! Thanks! I just link’d up to you as well. Weird, I tested all the links and I didn’t get the error, thanks for letting me know! If you are ever in LA, let me know and thanks again for sending me some chocolate!

        1. beyondfrosting

          Hi Brooke- thanks for letting me know. I updated the links again, I am not sure why it is not working for some people 🙁

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