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Nutella Rice Krispie Treats Recipe with Chocolate Chips

These Nutella Rice Krispie Treats are sure to please any sweet tooth! Make them mega sized for an even more decadent treat!

February 6, 2019 (Last Updated: August 10, 2019)
These Nutella Rice Krispie Treats are the perfect classic snack with a fun twist for both kids and adults. This easy no-bake dessert will satisfy any sweet tooth and perfect for families and for kids to help. #desserts #Nutella #Easy #recipe #kidsfood

I couldn’t help myself, I had to get one more treat out before Valentine’s Day! These Nutella Rice Krispie Treats are perfect for everyone in the family to enjoy and simple enough for kids to help with as well! While Valentine’s Day is traditionally for couples this is a great treat to get the kids involved and share in on the fun. These treats take the classic favorite and add in a punch of flavor with Nutella and chocolate to really hit you in the sweet tooth. Add fun holiday themed extras like colored M&M’s or sprinkles to make these fit any holiday theme or party all year round.

What Do You Need to Make Nutella Rice Krispie Treats?

The kitchen supplies you will need to make these Nutella Rice Krispie Treats are:

  • A Large Mixing Bowl
  • A Medium Sized Pan
  • A Sauce Pan (or just reuse the medium sized pan)
  • Cooking Spray
  • A Large Spoon
  • 9×9 or Loaf Pan

The ingredients you will need for this dessert recipe are: 

  • Rice Krispies Cereal
  • Mini Marshmallows 
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Nutella
  • Butter

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How Do You Make Nutella Rice Krispie Treats?

Ah, the classic Rice Krispie Treat: simple, fast and freakin’ delicious. Also, one of my favorite treats from my childhood. My idea was to take the classic recipe we all know and love and step it up a notch. Still very simple, even more delicious and perfect for both kids and adults.

Simple Rice Krispie Treats Recipe Step By Step

  1. Melt the marshmallows and butter together in a small pan over medium heat until the marshmallows are completely liquefied.
  2. In a large bowl stir together the melted marshmallows and Rice Krispie Cereal until combined.
  3. Spray your pan with cooking spray and sprinkle some chocolate chips in the bottom of the pan. These will stick to the Nutella Rice Krispie Treats once they are done.
  4. Add the Rice Krispie mixture in the pan and press down with your hands until even. Now for the good stuff.
  5. In a sauce pan (or the pan you just used for the marshmallows) add the Nutella and remaining chocolate chips and warm until melted and smooth.
  6. Pour this mixture over the rice krispie treats and use a spoon to smooth it evenly over the top.
  7. Finally, place the pan in the fridge for 30 minutes or until the chocolate is set. Once the chocolate is set, slice and serve! Also, if you are feeling fancy, you can drizzle melted chocolate over the tops of the finished Nutella Rice Krispie Treats as well!

Enjoy!

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Recipe Tips and Storage Suggestions

Pan Size

For this recipe you can use a 9×9 or Loaf pan. I used a Loaf pan because I wanted the treats to be really thick. If you want the more classic square shape, go with a 9×9 sized pan.

Sticky Fingers

To avoid your hands from getting sticky when pressing the rice krispies into the pan, spray your hands with cooking spray!

Alternate Preparation

Instead of pouring the Nutella/chocolate mix over the rice krispie treats in the pan, you could mix it all together THEN press the treats into the pan. This will help you avoid the chill time for the chocolate to set. It also means that your treats won’t be very pretty to look at. When doing the treats this way they taste the same, but they aren’t winning any beauty pageants.

Leftover Storage 

Store in an airtight container at room temperature for maximum shelf life, about 5 days.

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Looking for More Sweet Treats?!

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Chocolate Glazed Donuts 

Gooey Butter Cake Cookies

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Nutella Rice Krispie Treats

A classic rice krispie treat plus Nutella and chocolate?! Yeah, these are as good as they sound.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Chill Time30 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack, Treat
Cuisine: American, Holidays, Valentines Day
Keyword: easy rice krispie treats with chocolate, Nutella Rice Krispie Treats
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 389

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a medium sized pot add butter and mini marshmallow and melt over low heat stirring continuously to avoid sticking. Once melted, add to a large mixing bowl with rice krispie cereal and stir to combine. Set Aside. 
  • In an 9x9 (or loaf pan) greased pan sprinkle 2 tbsp mini chocolate chips. Add rice krispie mixture into the pan and press until even.
  • In a small saucepan add remaining mini chocolate chips with Nutella and warm until smooth. Pour over rice krispie mixture and cool in fridge until chocolate has set, about 30 minutes. Once set, slice and serve, enjoy! 
  • Optional: Sprinkle melted chocolate over the top of the finished rice krispie treats. Simply melt chocolate chips in a small bowl in the microwave and use a spoon to drizzle over the top. 
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Notes

Tips:
  • Spraying your hands with cooking spray when pressing the rice krispie treats down helps keep your hands clean.
  • If you want big and chunky treats use a loaf pan, if you want them more of a classic size then use a 9x9 size pan. 
Leftover Storage: 
  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 389kcal | Carbohydrates: 64.3g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13.2g | Saturated Fat: 10.5g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 219mg | Potassium: 117mg | Fiber: 1.3g | Sugar: 33.1g | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 4.5mg
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14 Comments

  • Reply
    Lori Stafford
    June 29, 2019 at 6:54 am

    Marshmallows?

    • Reply
      Caitlyn Erhardt
      June 29, 2019 at 8:11 pm

      Yes, I like to use mini marshmallows for this recipe, but you could also use regular sized ones they will just take longer to reduce.

  • Reply
    Janet
    April 29, 2019 at 3:48 pm

    6 ounces Rice Krispies or 6 CUPS?

    • Reply
      caitlyn
      April 29, 2019 at 5:25 pm

      Ounces is correct. I used half of a 12 oz box of Rice Krispies Cereal.

  • Reply
    Chef Mireille
    February 9, 2019 at 1:48 am


    I’ve only tried Rice Krispie Treats a few times and never been a fan. However yours elevate it to a whole other level – I think I could definitely relish these!

    • Reply
      caitlyn
      February 9, 2019 at 2:40 am

      Yes the Nutella helps makes them not so boring!

  • Reply
    Valentina
    February 9, 2019 at 12:58 am


    Oh what I would do for one of the (or twelve!) right now! My husband loves rice krispie treats and makes them almost every Sunday on his “cheat day.” 😀 I’m showing him this version ASAP!

    • Reply
      caitlyn
      February 9, 2019 at 2:39 am

      These are def perfect for any cheat day!

  • Reply
    Kristine
    February 8, 2019 at 11:54 pm


    Oh boy do this look delicious! I love me some homemade Rice Krispie treats!

    • Reply
      caitlyn
      February 9, 2019 at 2:39 am

      Same! They have always been one of my favs!

  • Reply
    Praj Sukhatme
    February 8, 2019 at 11:33 pm


    My kids love both Rice Krispies and Nutela. Thank you for the detailed recipe and storage instructions. Can’t wait to make it.

    • Reply
      caitlyn
      February 9, 2019 at 2:38 am

      My son loves them as well!

  • Reply
    krissy
    February 8, 2019 at 11:22 pm


    I dont even know what to say about this! But WOW!! chocolate, marshmellows and nutella! Does it get any better than that?!

    • Reply
      caitlyn
      February 9, 2019 at 2:38 am

      Right?! So good!

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