Recap & Loaded M&M’s Rice Krispies Treat Recipe

Winter in Kodiak has been dragging by. Last year we had a lot of snow and a lot of sunshine during the Winter months but this year it’s just been gray, rainy and gross. I’m hoping and praying that since it’s been such a mild winter that means we’ll have a beautiful summer! I’m crossing my fingers that we’ll actually be able to wear bathing suits on the beach this year.

On Monday, Matt was home for MLK day and we finally had a sunny day! We love to get outside and do something on the rare occasions that this happens during the winter months. We took  Madison and our dog, Riley, down to the beach to get out their cooped up energy. Matt and I love watching them play and enjoying the time in the sunshine.

This past weekend Kodiak had an insane wind storm with hurricane forced winds in some places on the island. Because of the crazy winds and rough seas, there were hundreds more seashells on the beach than normal. Madison loves bringing us seashells she finds and trying to throw them back into the ocean and Riley will normally try to chase after the seashells that are thrown. Matt and I get a huge laugh out of that happening.

m&m rice krispie treat recipe

After our beach adventure, we were starving for a sweet snack. I’d picked up some Valentine’s themed M&M’s at Safeway that day, so I decided to whip together these Loaded M&M’s Rice Krispy Treats.

m&m rice krispie treat recip

This fun treat is sweet, full of gooey marshmallow and something everyone will love. And they’re super easy to make!

m&m rice krispie treat recip

When warm the M&M’s literally melt in your mouth. This was a huge hit in our house. Everyone was begging for more. This could be a perfect addition to your Valentines party!

m&m rice krispie treat recip

Ingredients

4 cups of Rice Krispies

3 Tbsp of Butter

1 1/2 Cups of M&M’s

1 Package of Jet Puffed Marshmallows (10 oz)

Directions

  1. Melt Butter in a sauce pan on medium heat

  2. Add Marshmallows to sauce pan. Stir quickly to avoid burning marshmallows

  3. Add Rice Krispies, marshmallows/butter and M&M’s in large mixing bowl. Stir well until combined.

  4. Add to 13×9 pan. Allow to cool before serving.

If you love this recipe, check out my others like Easy Seafood Chowder, Healthy Protein Hot Chocolate or Crockpot Macaroni and Cheese.

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  1. Jenni | 17th Jan 18

    I love a good rice krispy treat! It’s so difficult not to gobble up the whole tray! These looks super fun with the extra goodies inside.

    • Brittany | 17th Jan 18

      It’s so easy to just keep eating them!

  2. Ruth | 17th Jan 18

    What a great and easy Valentine’s treat. I haven’t made Rice Krispy treats in ages. I love the addition of the m&m’s. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Steph | 18th Jan 18

    I love the M&Ms in the treats! And how fun to find so many shells. I live on the coast of WA state and love beach combing. And i totally feel you on the “gray, rainy winters” ugh, story of our lives! http://www.thedarlingdahlia.com

  4. Julie | 18th Jan 18

    These look yummy, my kids would dig these on Valentine’s day! Thanks for the idea.

  5. Cait | 22nd Jan 18

    ok i HAVE to make these for vday! they are so perfect and such an easy idea!:)

    • Brittany | 22nd Jan 18

      Right? And they totally satisfy your sweet tooth. 🙂

  6. Shalyn Y | 22nd Jan 18

    These look so good 🙊 I might have to go make them!!

    • Brittany | 22nd Jan 18

      Do it!

  7. Marjie Mare | 22nd Jan 18

    This is a super cool treat. I will do it with my daughter for her class Valentine party. Thanks for sharing.

    • Brittany | 22nd Jan 18

      I hope she loves them! My two year old was pretty blown away haha.

  8. Mallorie Owens | 22nd Jan 18

    These are so fun and festive!

    • Brittany | 22nd Jan 18

      Thanks!

  9. Shirley | 22nd Jan 18

    My little one loves Rice Krispies! I’m sure the combination with M&M’s will be a nice treat! Also, great idea for Valentines day!

    • Brittany | 24th Jan 18

      My daughter loved the extra chocolate treat!

  10. Samantha Elaine | 23rd Jan 18

    I think it’s adorable that your daughter throws the shells, and your pup brings them back. AND my mouth is watering just looking at those Rice Krispie treats. Do you deliver? Lol

    • Brittany | 24th Jan 18

      LOL only if you live on my small island in Alaska hahaha

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