CHOCOLATE CARAMEL RICE KRISPIES TREATS – This recipe for Chocolate Caramel Rice Krispie Squares takes an old time favorite to a whole new level. Rice Krispie squares with peanut butter, a gooey caramel layer, then topped with chocolate!
— 1½ tbsp. Butter
— ½ bag marshmallows (about 20 large-2 cups mini)
— 1 tsp vanilla
— 4 cups Rice Krispies cereal
— 7 ounces (ca. 265 g) unwrapped caramels (1/2 bag)
— 1 tbsp. Water
— ¾ cup peanut butter (divided use)
— 8 ounces (ca. 302 g) milk chocolate
CHOCOLATE CARAMEL RICE KRISPIES TREATS
Butter a 9 × 9 inch pan.
In a large bowl, melt butter in the microwave just until melted. Add marshmallows, stir to coat marshmallows in butter, then microwave until melted, stirring occasionally. This should only take a couple of minutes.
Stir in vanilla.
Stir in Rice Krispies.
Pour into buttered pan and press mixture firmly with buttered hands.
Place in refrigerator to chill.
In a saucepan, melt caramels and water on low heat, stirring frequently. (careful not to burn).
Remove from heat, stir in ½ cup peanut butter. Blend completely.
Pour over Rice Krispies, and spread to an even layer.
Put back into refrigerator.
In a saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate.
When melted, stir in ¼ cup peanut butter. Combine well.
Pour chocolate over the caramel layer, spreading to the edges in an even layer.
Refrigerate for 1 hour, or until chocolate is firm.
Cut into squares.
Source : Allrecipes