Peanut Butter and Jelly Rice Krispies Treats

Peanut Butter and Jelly is an iconic flavor that brings back so many memories of childhood!  How about a new twist on that by combining those 2 flavors with another delicious childhood treat, the Rice Krispies Treat!?  Give this recipe a try and you’ll be in heaven merging your favorite flavors into a tasty dessert that the whole family will love.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Rice Krispies Treats as seen on jennsRAQ.com

Peanut Butter and Jelly Rice Krispies Treats

Begin by making a regular bath of Rice Krispies Treats.  This will make a regular 9 x 13 pan batch.

INGREDIENTS TO MAKE RICE KRISPIES TREATS:
1 cup (2 sticks) butter
Two 10 oz. bags of marshmallows
10 cups Rice Krispies cereal

DIRECTIONS FOR RICE KRISPIES TREATS

1.   Spray a 9×13 pan with a non-stick coating spray and set aside.
2.   In a large sauce pan, melt the butter over low heat.
3.   Add the marshmallows and stir occasionally until melted.
4.    Remove from the heat and stir in the cereal until well-coated.
5.   Transfer the cereal mixture to your prepared pan and press down firmly.
6.   Cool for at least 45 minutes.

Next, you’ll want to move on to the PB&J part of this treat!

Peanut Butter and Jelly Rice Krispies Treats are delicious

INGREDIENTS FOR PB&J RICE KRISPIES TREATS:
1 prepared 9 x 13 pan of Rice Krispies treats (recipe above)
1 cup smooth peanut butter
3/4 cup squeezable grape jelly
1 Tablespoon solid shortening
3/4 cup Wilton peanut butter melts (affiliate link)
1/2 cup chopped peanuts

Peanut Butter and Jelly Rice Krispies Treats as seen on jennsRAQ.com - It is easy and delicious

DIRECTIONS FOR PB&J RICE KRISPIES TREATS:

1. Spread a thin layer of peanut butter on top of your prepared Rice Krispies treats.
2. Cut the Rice Krispies treats into 12 even pieces.
3.  Carefully squeeze about 1 tablespoon of jelly onto each cut square.
4.  In a microwave safe bowl, microwave the shortening for 45 seconds. Add the peanut butter melts and stir until melted and smooth.
5.  Using a spoon, drizzle the melted peanut butter on top of each bar.
6.  Sprinkle 3 to 4 peanuts on top of each Rice Krispies treat.

 PBJ Rice Krispies Treats are tasty and fun to make

As you can see, it doesn’t take a whole lot of extra effort to elevate ordinary Rice Krispies Treats into something absolutely scrumptious!  This recipe does a great job of giving some sweet and salty, chewy and crunchy.  It’s unique and would be a fun take along to any potluck or even a cookie swap!

What is your favorite way to enjoy peanut butter and jelly?

About Jenn L

Jenn lives in Fort Worth, Texas with her husband and 5 children. The family likes to eat healthy and try new recipes. Jenn homeschools all of the kids. She is heavily involved with local bloggers and is slightly addicted to social media.