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Friday, May 22, 2015

S'mores Krispie Treats

Need a quick and easy take along dessert for your holiday festivities this weekend?  Look no further!  These S'mores Krispie Treats were a hit with my family and they will be with yours too! Crispy graham cereal, soft marshmallows and milk chocolate all coated in gooey marshmallow.  What's NOT to like?

S'mores Krispie Treats | by Renee's Kitchen Adventures - easy dessert or snack recipe for krispie treats with traditional s'mores flavor.  Perfect for summer!



Can I just tell you?  I am a terrible krispie treat maker.  Really.  What should be a simple mix and go recipe always seems to give me woes.  Maybe I over think the whole thing.  I seriously do not know what my issue is, but these S'mores Krispie Treats came out good the first time.  Seriously good.  And I didn't screw them up!  haha

S'mores Krispie Treats | by Renee's Kitchen Adventures - easy dessert or snack recipe for krispie treats with traditional s'mores flavor.  Perfect for summer!

They really do taste like s'mores!  You've got to work quick though...when the pips meet the warm marshmallow coating, they start to melt FAST!  What is a pip you ask?  According to Hershey's® a pip is what the breakable sections of the Hershey Milk Chocolate bar are called.  I may have overworked a few pips into the treats when I added them, but if you are quick, you can get them in there without much melting happening!  

Hershey® Milk Chocolate "pip"


To cut these into bars, I just sprayed a glass 13" x  9" casserole pan with cooking spray, then lifted the entire thing out of the pan with a spatula and then cut into pieces on a cutting board.  But you could also use some parchment to make a sling to allow for easy removal too. 

These krispie treats are loved by kids and adults alike!  My crew gobbled them up the night I made them...so I guess I'll be making another batch for this weekend!  

S'mores Krispie Treats | by Renee's Kitchen Adventures - easy dessert or snack recipe for krispie treats with traditional s'mores flavor.  Perfect for summer!

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S'mores Krispie Treats

Renee P.
Published 05/22/2015
S'mores Krispie Treats
S'mores Krispie Treats were a hit with my family and they will be with yours too! Crispy graham cereal, soft marshmallows and milk chocolate all coated in gooey marshmallow.

Ingredients

  • 3 TBS unsalted butter
  • pinch of salt
  • 5 cups mini marshmallows, divided
  • 6 - 7 cups Graham cereal pieces
  • 3 - 1.55 oz. Hershey's® Milk chocolate bars, broken into pips

Instructions

  1. Spray a 9" x 13" pan with cooking spray. In a large stock pot, melt the butter and salt over medium heat. Once it is melted, add 4 cups of the mini marshmallows and stir until they are completely melted.
  2. Take mixture off heat and add in the cereal and stir. Add in the extra cup of mini marshmallows and stir to just combine.
  3. Working quickly, pour half the mixture into the prepared pan and press down then top with half the Hershey's pips. Pour the rest of the mixture onto the chocolate and press down then top with the rest of the chocolate.
  4. Allow to sit at room temperature for several hours to set up OR place in refrigerator for about an hour.
  5. Remove from pan and cut into bars.
Yield: 24 servings
Prep Time: 00 hrs. 10 mins.
Cook time: 00 hrs. 05 mins.
Total time: 15 mins.
Tags: dessert, marshmallow, chocolate, s'mores, snack


If you like this recipe, you might want to check these out too! 

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27 comments:

  1. Chocolate and marshmallows.. Yummy!

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    1. A really yummy combo, right? Thanks Medeja!!

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  2. So yummy- is there any combination better than graham, chocolate, and marshmallows? I think not. Golden Grahams are pretty much my favorite sweet cereal of all time!

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    1. I never buy Golden Grahams, but thought they would work well with this recipe stepping in for the graham crackers...and they did. The cereal itself didn't taste too sweet either! Very good. Thanks for visiting Nora!!

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    2. I make this with Cinnamon Life Crunch and also Hershey bar with almonds. The cinnamon flavor with the chocolate is so yummy.

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  3. Yeah, I need those. Like right now! And may I just say, "Pip pip!"

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    1. Yes you may! haha Thanks Dorothy! :)

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  4. Uh, Yummy! AND I have never heard of pips before. Pretty cool lol

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  5. Oh, my gosh! I'm going to have to make this yummy recipe. Great way to kick of the summer season!

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  6. These sound absolutely amazing. I love how inventive you were with the ingredients.

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  7. This is one of my new favorite desserts! AMAZING!

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  8. My kids will absolutely love these. Thanks for sharing!

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  9. This is such a classic! I used to love making this using Golden Grahams cereal- so yummy! :)

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  10. Love these!!! They would be a favorite snack at our house!!

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  11. I made this recipe the very evening after I read your blog. I've made it several time since. The second time I added in one cup of roasted and salted peanuts. It took this already awesome snack over the top. Thanks Renee for a wonderful treat.

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    1. Thank you SO MUCH for the review Candice! I'm so very glad you enjoyed them and I LOVE the addition of the peanuts!!! I'm going to have to try that next time too!!!

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  12. I made these last night. Amazing! We all loved them. I am going to link to your recipe in my blog because my friends are asking about them. :D Thanks Renee!

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    1. Thanks so much for your review! Glad you enjoyed them!

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  13. I absolutely love these. So much that I used them as my favorite s'mores recipe for national s'mores day today on my blog! this blog post is actually my very first one! I did write a disclaimer stating that this was not my recipe, I did also create a link to this page and encouraged my readers to look into your recipe!

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    1. Thank you and congrats on your new blog!

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  14. Is it easy to make a double batch of these? I need two pans

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  15. Would it be easier to freeze the pips so they won't start melting so fast? I'm going to whip up a batch for my brother to take to his coworkers...otherwise known as the Plague of Locusts. They devour goodies in a flash.

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    1. I haven't tried it, but I bet that would def help with the melt. Hope you like them!

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  16. i add some peanut butter morsels, too. you can never go wrong.

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    1. I love your addition of PB morsels! What a great idea!

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