Thick and Chewy Almond Joy Krispie Treats Recipe

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Almond Joy Rice Krispie Treats– packed with coconut flavor, chocolate, almond and gooey marshmallow!

Almond Joy Rice Krispie Treats- packed with coconut flavor, chocolate, almond and gooey marshmallow!

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Today Jocelyn from Inside BruCrew Life is here to share a treat with you. Jocelyn is my blogger BFF. If you haven’t had a chance to read about her, you MUST. If you are a friend of mine, then you will love the treats Jocelyn makes. I mean come on, did you see the picture above????

Okay…take it away Jocelyn, I have some drinks with umbrellas to enjoy….

Hi, Shugary Sweets readers. Jocelyn from BruCrew Life here.

I am so excited to be posting on Aimee’s blog today!! Aimee is pretty much my best bloggy BFF!

We are like twins separated at birth. It is crazy how many things we have in common with each other, often sharing similar recipes and don’t know it until we post on the same day.

Psychic? I think so!!!

Having a best blog friend is great for so many reasons.

We can count on each other for real comments, answers back to emails, and honest answers to life and blog questions. But I think I love her most for how many sugar laden treats she makes…

We have the same baking addiction!

One thing I know about Aimee is how much she loves homemade rice krispie treats. Just a peek through her archives and you’ll see all the delicious flavors!

Today I have some fun rice krispie treats to share with you.

I decided to include a few more of Aimee’s favorite things in these treats, just to make it a little more personal.

They have coffee and coconut mixed in with all the marshmallows.

That makes these pretty much the best rice krispie treat evah!!!

What’s that? You don’t like coconut? I guess you could leave it out, but then you are missing out on the experience.

They are truly awesome!

My youngest even ate some and said that he really liked them, and he doesn’t even like coconut at all.

So if the 8 year old can handle it, so can you!!! Thank you so much Aimee for having me visit your blog.

I loved sharing a specially made treat for you and your readers!

Almond Joy Rice Krispie Treats- packed with coconut flavor, chocolate, almond and gooey marshmallow!

How to Make Almond Joy Rice Krispie Treats

In a large saucepan, melt coconut oil. You can substitute butter if you prefer.

Add in the instant coffee granules and heat until dissolved, stirring constantly. Add in one bag of mini marshmallows and stir until melted. Remove from heat.

Combine the chocolate krispie cereal with the mixture and stir until coated.

Add in shredded coconut and extra mini marshmallows. If you can find the Almond Joy pieces, add those too! You can also use Almond M&M’s or chopped up Almond Joy candy!

Spoon into a buttered (or parchment paper lined) 13×9-inch baking dish. Press gently into the pan. Add extra candies on top. Allow to set for about one hour, cut and enjoy.

Store covered loosely at room temperature.

Tips for Perfect Rice Krispie Treats

The extra marshmallows are important for giving this treat that extra bit of gooey texture.

Speaking of texture, don’t press the krispies too hard into the pan or you will result in having HARD krispie treats.

Also, in regards to the marshmallow, the fresher the better!

More Rice Krispie Treat ideas

Get the secret tips and tricks to making the most PERFECT Rice Krispie Treats. Kid and adult friendly! The original THICK AND CHEWY, gooey dessert!

I’ve created THE ULTIMATE Rice Krispie Treat Flavor Guide. Everything you need to know about How to Make Rice Krispie Treats with all the fun flavors and styles!

Want just a classic Chocolate Krispie Treat? These are thick and chewy just like the original!

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Yield: 24

Almond Joy Krispie Treats

Almond Joy Krispie Treats
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Almond Joy Rice Krispie Treats- packed with coconut flavor, chocolate, almond and gooey marshmallow!

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 bag miniature marshmallows
  • 2 Tbsp. instant coffee granules
  • 5 c. chocolate rice krispies
  • 1 1/2 c. shredded coconut
  • 1 1 /2 c. mini marshmallows
  • 1 1/4 c. Almond Joy chocolate pieces, divided (or Almond M&M's)

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan, melt the coconut oil. Stir in the instant coffee until dissolved. Add the mini marshmallows and stir until melted. Remove from heat.
  2. Pour in the cereal and stir until coated.
  3. Add the coconut, extra mini marshmallows and 1 cup Almond Joy pieces, stirring quickly.
  4. Spoon into a buttered 9x13 pan. Gently press into the pan with buttered hands. (pressing too hard will result in hard krispy treats) Press the extra chocolate pieces into the top. Let set up. Store covered loosely.

Notes

If you can't find the Almond Joy Pieces you can either use Almond M&M's or chopped up Almond Joy Candies!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

24

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 305 Total Fat: 17g Saturated Fat: 11g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 4g Cholesterol: 9mg Sodium: 70mg Carbohydrates: 36g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 29g Protein: 4g
*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.
Recipe originally published April 5, 2012

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16 comments on “Thick and Chewy Almond Joy Krispie Treats Recipe”

  1. These look fabulous! Love all those colours in there too!

  2. Oh I think I’m in love! These Rice crispy treats sound fab Jocelyn! I love how you and Amy are bloggy BFF’s! It’s nice to have so many things in common with another blogger! 🙂

  3. I’m drooling over these all while enjoying some delicious iced coffee with almond joy creamer (the best stuff ever). I HAVE to make these!!

  4. Amazing! I love almond joys! Great recipe!!!

  5. I am a total coconut fanatic! These are definitely calling my name!

  6. Oh, man. You know me and coconut. These are perfect!

  7. Definitely linking to these! I love almond joy and given the fact that these are mostly puffed air, that means I can eat more than just one as would be the case with a candy bar, right? haha

  8. Lisa

    Whoa! Combining the taste of Almond Joy and Rice Krispie Treats is genius! Two of my absolute favorite flavors in one!

  9. Claire

    These are just fabulous!!!
    So perfect for boxing up and giving as a little treat for a friend who is going through some tough times. 
    LOVE THEM!

  10. What a fun treat to make with my kids! They love Rice Krispies and this is a fun spin they will definitely enjoy!

  11. Jessica

    These are delicious! Thank you so much! 

  12. julie

    I love the color in them, and the fun twist on Rice Krispy treats. My family will love these!

  13. Cheryl S

    You had me at coconut!! This will quickly become a favorite at our house!

  14. Kim Basich

    What size bag if miniature marshmallows?  I always get 10oz bags

  15. Kristyn

    Yum, yum!! I sure love adding goodness to rice krispies! Thanks for the idea!

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