S'mores Rice Krispies Treats

There's nothing quite like s'mores in the summertime. That roasted marshmallow goodness paired with melty milk chocolate and crispy graham crackers brings about pure, unadulterated joy.

–Unsalted butter –Marshmallows –Vanilla extract –Cocoa Krispies – Golden Grahams  – Mini marshmallows  –Hershey bars

In order to maximize the chocolate flavor in these S'mores Rice Krispie Treats, I substituted regular Rice Krispies for Cocoa Krispies. To incorporate that texture and flavor of the crisp graham crackers found in s'mores, I added in yet another breakfast cereal: Golden Grahams!

In a large pot, melt, butter, stirring until the butter is just browned and smells nutty. Turn heat to low. Add marshmallows to pot and stir until marshmallows mixture is smooth.

Stir in vanilla. Remove from heat, add in Cocoa Krispies and Golden Grahams followed by 1 ½ cups mini marshmallows, stirring well to combine.

Layer the cereal mixture in, press it down to compact it with a butter wrapper, sprinkle in mini marshmallows & hershey bar pieces, add in the remaining cereal mixture and top with marshmallows and more chocolate pieces.

RECIPE TIP Store cooled treats in baking pan, loosely covered with wax paper or place in an airtight container for up to 1 week