Chocolate Rainbow Krispies Treats

Total Time
20mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
15 mins

This is a colorful twist on the old favorite "Rice Krispy" treats. These go over well with children and are a big seller at bake sales. You may cut them into much smaller squares, if desired. We like them huge!

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 80 large marshmallows (or 10 cups mini size)
  • 12-34 cup margarine (or unsalted butter)
  • 12 cups Rice Krispies
  • 34-1 cup miniature M&M's chocolate candies (not regular size!)
  • nonstick cooking spray

Directions

  1. Measure out cereal into a huge bowl and set aside.
  2. Melt margarine and marshmallows together in a large saucepan over low heat, stirring (do not let burn).
  3. As soon as the mixture has melted together, pour over the cereal and mix well using two large spoons.
  4. Let the cereal mixture cool down just a few seconds, then stir in 1/2 cup of the mini M&Ms candies, saving the remaining 1/2 cup for later.
  5. Mix well; some of the M&Ms will melt and the cereal will turn chocolaty.
  6. Immediately spread this mixture into a 9x13" baking pan that has been greased or sprayed with nonstick baking spray.
  7. Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup M&Ms over the top, pressing if needed to make them stick to the top (using a large sheet of wax paper to press will keep your fingers from getting sticky).
  8. Allow to cool completely.
  9. When cool, cut into 12 large pieces (or smaller pieces for more servings).
  10. Note: regular M&Ms will not melt quickly enough, which is why I recommend the miniature.