Chocolate & Caramel Pretzel Rice Krispies Treats

Chocolate & Caramel Pretzel Rice Krispies Treats

Serves 24
Meal type Dessert
Misc Child Friendly



  • 1 bag caramel candies (Use 30 pieces)
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons milk or cream
  • 10oz marshmallows (about 40 regular size marshmallows or 10 jumbo sized)
  • 6 1/2 - 7 cups rice krispies


  • 1 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • caramel candies (Use 12 pieces or use 3/4 cup melted caramel chips)
  • 2 tablespoons milk or cream
  • 1/2 cup smashed pretzels (use a heaping 1/2 cup)
  • 3/4 cups white chocolate chips (optional for added color)


Step 1
Spray a 9" x 13" pan with cooking spray. Set aside. Put butter, caramel, and cream in a large pot on medium low heat. Keep stirring until the caramel is completely melted.
Step 2
Add the marshmallows to the caramel mixture and stir until all the marshmallows are melted. Next, add in the rice cereal and stir until well coated.
Step 3
Scoop mixture into the 9" x 13" pan. Level the surface by gently pressing it into the pan using a wax paper sprayed with cooking spray. Set this aside and prepare the topping mix.
Step 4
Melt the chocolate chips in a glass bowl over boiling water. When completely melted, spread over the rice krispies treats. Sprinkle the crushed pretzels over the chocolate.
Step 5
In a pot on medium low heat, add 2 tablespoons of cream and 12 pieces of caramel. Continuously stir until the caramel is melted. Drizzle melted caramel mix over the pretzels. ***You can substitute caramel chips and melt in the same manor as the chocolate chips.***
Step 6
If you want to add another layer of color, melt 1 cup of white chocolate in the same manor as the chocolate chips and drizzle over the rice krispies treats. Cut into 24 serving pieces and serve.