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Who doesn’t like Rice Krispie Treats? We all love and devour them, so I came up with a twist. Caramel Apple Rice Krispies Treats are a fun twist to an already loved treat! 

Everyone in my family eats them up as soon as I make them. I am sure your family will love them too! Plus, its a super simple recipe that can be done quickly or even as a last minute dessert for a party. Check it out!

Caramel Apple Rice Krispies Treats

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Rice Krispies Ingredients: 

  • 3 C. Rice Krispies or off-brand crisped rice cereal
  • 5 oz of mini marshmallows (about half of a 10 oz bag)
  • 3 tbsp. butter, cut into 1 tbsp. chunks
  • 1/2 C. apple chips, broken into small pieces
  • 12 caramels, unwrapped
  • 2 tsp. butter
  • 2 tbsp. sweetened condensed milk

How to make Caramel Apple Rice Krispies Treats

  1. Line an 8×8 baking dish with foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Heat the mini marshmallows and butter in a medium saucepan on low/medium heat.

Marshmallows and butter

3. Once the marshmallow and butter begin to melt, add in the 1/2 cup of apple chips.

Mixing in the apple slices

4. Allow the marshmallows to melt about 3/4 of the way and then fold in the Rice Krispies cereal.

Rice Krispies

5. Mix the mixture until sticky.

Mixing the Caramel Apple Rice Krispies Treats

6. Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish and press down with the back of a spoon and set aside.

Place mixture in a pan

7. In a medium saucepan allow the 12 caramels, butter and sweetened condensed milk melt while stirring occasionally.

Melting Caramel Squares

8. Once the mixture has melted drizzle over the top of the Rice Krispie Treats and allow the caramel to set.

Caramel Sauce

9. Cut the Rice Krispie Treats into 9 squares.

Caramel Apple Rice Krispies Treats

*Don’t let the marshmallows melt completely as this will lead to hard Rice Krispie treats

Caramel Apple Rice Krispies


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