Chocolate Covered Cherry Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

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Chocolate Covered Cherry Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

This Chocolate Covered Cherry Rice Krispie Treats recipe has the flavor of chocolate covered cherries. They are as easy to make as rice krispie treats.

Chocolate Covered Cherry Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

6 Tbsp. butter
1 1/2 Tbsp. cherry gelatin powder
16 oz. pkg. mini marshmallows
8 cups rice krispie cereal
11 oz. dark chocolate, melted

Melt butter, gelatin powder and marshmallows in a large pan over low heat. Stir constantly. When marshmallows are melted fold in cereal then press mixture into a 9×13 pan or baking sheet. Frost or drizzle with melted chocolate. Set for 1 hour. Store in an airtight container.

* You could use strawberry gelatin in place of the cherry.

 





Comments

  1. Joanna says

    It would be nice to have some advice on what kind of dark chocolate is recommended for this. I didn’t know if I should melt down some candy bars, use chocolate morsels, or look for a baking chocolate, which I’m not familiar with using. I just made these, and I don’t think this chocolate is going to set up. It’s very gooey and runny and almost room temperature. I used chocolate morsels.

    • says

      For this recipe since you are just drizzling the chocolate on it and not dipping it isn’t suppose to be rock hard like when you use it for dipping candies. You could try putting it in the fridge for 20-30 mins. to help firm it up. If you like much harder chocolate you can add about 1 Tbsp. of shortening to a bag of melted chips to firm it up a little or 2-3 Tbsp. of grated paraffin to make it even firmer. Chocolate can be touchy depending on the humidity and how hot you heat it. It also makes a difference in they type of chocolate you use too like white, milk or dark.

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