Salted Caramel Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats

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Classin’ up a classic, with a twist on the traditional treat! Covered in chocolate ganache and sea salt, each one is a little bite of bliss. So easy and elegant for parties!

Salted Caramel Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats – With chocolate ganache and sea salt, these treats are little bites of bliss. So easy and elegant. Get the recipe! | thecomfortofcooking.com

I tell ya, it seems as if this little girl already knows her flavor pairings – She’s got me craving sweet and salty everything like it’s goin’ out of style! It’s a wonder that these made it to the girls’ night I brought them too at all. But, with a little (okay, a lot) of self control, I placed these treats on a pretty platter and whisked ‘em out the door.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats – With chocolate ganache and sea salt, these treats are little bites of bliss. So easy and elegant. Get the recipe! | thecomfortofcooking.com

You may have had Rice Krispie treats before, but you have NEVER had them like this.

Each one is a creamy, crunchy, salty, sweet and utterly decadent bite of bliss. Though they’re absolutely addictive, they’re also about as rich as fudge, so moderation is a liiiittle easier. At least for me. Can’t speak for all you fudge-crazy foodies out there!

Salted Caramel Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats – With chocolate ganache and sea salt, these treats are little bites of bliss. So easy and elegant. Get the recipe! | thecomfortofcooking.com

I also think the treat without the chocolate ganache topping is just as amazing! Really lets you taste that gooey, rich salted caramel without chocolate stealing the scene. It’s a welcome party crasher in my opinion, though.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats – With chocolate ganache and sea salt, these treats are little bites of bliss. So easy and elegant. Get the recipe! | thecomfortofcooking.com

Between all your good-girl skinny salads and soups, indulge a little and try these treats! They’re the perfect unique “little something” to bring to parties. I can tell you firsthand that they’ll fly off the platter – They did at this girls’ night, thankfully leaving me with none to bring home!


Salted Caramel Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats

Servings 30 small squares (made in a 13x9 pan)

Ingredients

Salted Caramel:

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt plus more for topping

Rice Krispie Treats:

  • 1 10 oz. bag marshmallows
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal

Chocolate Ganache Topping:

  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups chocolate chips

Instructions

  • For Salted Caramel: In a medium sauce pan set to medium-high heat, combine sugar and water. Do not stir. Watch carefully until mixture turns a deep amber color. Remove from heat and whisk in butter, cream and salt. Set aside.
  • For Rice Krispie Treats: In a large pot set to medium heat, melt marshmallows, butter and vanilla. Stir until smooth and add salted caramel. Stir in Rice Krispies until well combined. Pour mixture into a lined and greased 13x9 (or 8x8 for thicker treats) pan. Flatten using a buttered rubber spatula. Chill pan in refrigerator while you make the ganache.
  • For Chocolate Ganache Topping: In a small pot over medium heat, heat cream until almost boiling. Remove from heat and whisk in chocolate until smooth. Let ganache cool for 10 minutes then pour over Rice Krispies, tilting the pan to distribute evenly. Let set for 5 minutes then sprinkle with coarse salt.
  • Refrigerate to set before cutting, at least 2 hours. Slice into squares and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Enjoy!

Join the Conversation

  1. These look incredible, I can never say no to salted caramel!

  2. This looks brilliant! I’d ask for seconds.

  3. Holy yum! These look absolutely amazing!!

  4. What a perfect treat. Sweet… salty and chocolate!! I would love to indulge in these anytime.

  5. These chocolate rice krispie treats look marvelous!

  6. I’ve developed a slight obsession with rice crispies lately and this is just fueling it even more. It looks PERFECT!

  7. These are totally dreamy. LOVE!

  8. Your little girl is going to be a baker, i just know it! :)

  9. Beautiful, Georgia! I have a salted caramel addiction that just won’t quit…especially when combined with chocolate and some crunch. These would be dangerous around these parts. Thanks for sharing!

  10. So funny that we were completely on the same page today! Yours look fabulous, love the pretty photos.

  11. You my dear are a portrait of self control. I don’t know if I could have parted with these! Also, your little girl clearly has great taste :)

  12. These treats are some of the best rice krispie twists I have seen. I adore this addition of salted caramel. Definitely pinning.

  13. Yum! These sound fantastic! Congratulations on your little girl, too!

  14. Sweet and salty is a must have! Love the decadent twist to these Rice Krispie treats!

  15. I am soooo gonna make these! Hurry up Valentines day…hurry up!

  16. oh wow…these rice krispies look divine! how fancy :)

  17. Oh my gosh, Georgia, I think I just died and went to rice krispie heaven. These are absolutely beautiful and the flavor combination is ridiculously brilliant. Not to mention your photos are stunning. Pinned x 1,000. If only I could pin it that many times. ;)

  18. Oh be still my heart!! Those are bad news!! And by bad news, I mean sound frekkin’ amazing!!

  19. These sound so good, Georgia! The salted caramel – chocolate flavor combination gives these rice krispies such a class twist!

  20. Can’t have too many sweet and salty desserts! These rice krispies are perfect!

  21. im so happy that shes sweet and savory kind already :)

  22. These look so good Georgia, I love that your little one already has such good taste!

  23. Oh man – these rice krispie treats are EPIC!

  24. These look and sound crazy delicious! Looks like pregnancy brain is serving you good, keep on cranking out these amazing treats!

  25. these look like yummy rice krispie treats!

  26. This looks sinfully sweet…makes you feel guilty eating it. :)

  27. That little girl has some seriously good taste!

  28. You can really make a rice kris pie treat fancy! LOVE the sweet and salty combo, especially the salt. I’m with you, I salt EVERYTHING and I’m not even pregnant!

  29. Love rice krispie treats and caramel, just never thought of putting them together. Thanks for sharing!

  30. They look decadent and amazing. Bookmarked!

    Question, what do you do with the caramel? Do you layer it on the rice krispie treats before chocolate or do you add a dollop when serving? Thanks!

  31. Hi Pam! Thanks so much. You add the salted caramel to the Rice Krispie treats. It’s listed in the second set of steps.

  32. All these flavors.. O M G!!! I can’t even!! can’t wait to try it

  33. Eeeeeeeee that lil girly has good taste!!!

    Looooving that gorgeous salted caramel and ganaaaache mmmmmm

  34. i just made rice krispie treats for my boys yesterday afternoon- boy oh boy i wish i had seen this post beforehand bc you betcha we would have made salted caramel chocolate ones:)))

  35. More salted caramel yumminess. I like that. :) Bring it on!

  36. I’m so jealous of “eating for two” privilege right now. I’d eat the entire batch and telling myself I deserve it. :D

  37. Ummm…. I think I could eat this entire pan. LOVE!! Pinning this asap!

  38. I adore rice krispies but then with chocolate and salted caramel. Oh so delicious!!!

  39. Has anyone had success with the caramel sauce in making these?

  40. Nancy Cook says:

    I just tried to make the caramel sauce and the sugar water turned to hard crystals. Any tips?

  41. Sorry, without more details, I cannot know what might have gone wrong.

  42. I’ve made these for a couple years for parties/fundraisers and they always turn out delicious. Googling the recipe this time, I just thought I’d say so. I add a little chopped lavender to the ganache because I’m a floral junkie. Thanks :)

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