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Peppermint Rice Krispie Treats stacked on top of each other

Peppermint Rice Krispie Treats

  • Author: Deborah Harroun
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 50 pieces 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American


These Peppermint Rice Krispie Treats are the ideal size to include on cookie plates, and the peppermint kick makes them perfect for the season!



  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 10 ounces mini marshmallows
  • 6 cups crispy rice cereal
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Peppermint Extract
  • 1/3 cup white chocolate chips
  • 3 coarsely chopped candy canes


  1. Grease an 8×8 or 9×9-inch baking dish with one tablespoon of the butter.
  2. In a large pot over low heat, melt the remaining butter. Add the marshmallows and stir until the marshmallows are melted and smooth. Remove from the heat, and stir in the peppermint extract.
  3. Stir in the crispy rice cereal, the white chocolate chips and 2 of the crushed candy canes. Pour the mixture into the buttered dish. Using buttered hands, press evenly into the pan. Garnish with the remaining candy cane.
  4. Let sit at least 15 minutes. Cut into 5 rows of 5, and once you remove it from the pan, cut the pieces to half the thickness to make little squares.

Recipe Notes:

Recipe from McCormick and Kim Ima