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Christmas Rice Krispie Treats

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Cooling Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 15 servings
Calories: 290kcal
Author: Holly Nilsson
These are the best Rice Krispie Treats to round out your Christmas dessert tray this holiday season!


  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 10 cups mini marshmallows
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 cups rice krispies cereal
  • 3 cups rice chex cereal
  • 1 cup Christmas M&Ms
  • 2 teaspoons holiday sprinkles


  • Pre measure all ingredients before you begin. Line a 9x13-inch baking sheet with parchment paper and coat with non-stick spray; set aside.
  • In a large saucepan, melt the butter, salt, and 8 cups of marshmallows together until smooth.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla, remaining 2 cups marshmallows and cereals until fully coated.
  • Quickly and gently fold in the M&Ms and sprinkles then transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish.
  • Top with extra M&M’s and sprinkles, if desired, and use parchment paper or greased hands to gently press the mixture into the pan.
  • Allow to set for 30 minutes before removing from the pan and cutting into squares.


Calories: 290kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 251mg | Potassium: 18mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 965IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 4mg