Krispie Treat Fudge

My worlds have collided. This Krispie Treat Fudge is the best of both fudge and gooey marshmallow treats!

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Krispie Treat Fudge recipe: gooey krispie treat flavor with a decadent fudge texture. A must make!

Today I pulled a fast one on my family. You see, they have a strict rule with me that I am no longer allowed to make Rice Krispie Treats.

It’s not because I make them poorly, it’s because I don’t share. They are my Achilles heel, so to speak. I will fight even the smallest child for the last, Perfect Rice Krispie Treat at a potluck. (don’t think I’m kidding). I have been caught eating an entire pan, by myself, before my children even arrive home from school. Guilty.

So, in an effort to get around their “rules”, I created this delicious Krispie Treat Fudge. And you guys, it’s even better than I imagined.

One of my favorite versions of a krispie treat is this Avalanche recipe. It comes from Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. It’s rich, and chewy, and mouthwatering. I kept the peanut butter out of today’s fudge recipe because I wanted the fudge to taste more like a classic krispie treat. However, adding peanut butter is on my ‘to do’ list for next time. And yes, there WILL be a next time!

Krispie Treat Fudge recipe: gooey krispie treat flavor with a decadent fudge texture. A must make!

Fortunately for my family, this fudge makes a whole pan of decadent, gooey fudge…and I’m willing to share. As each piece is so rich and satisfying, I won’t over indulge by eating all 64 pieces. (not to say I won’t eat my fair share, because I did. And then some, but a little goes a long way).

How to make Rice Krispie Treat Fudge:

  • Line a 13×9 baking dish with parchment paper (not foil). It makes serving this fudge so much easier.
  • Boil the mixture for the full 4 minutes, stirring constantly. If you do this I won’t make you use a candy thermometer.
  • After you have beat in the white chocolate and marshmallow cream, and your mixture is smooth. Gently (but working quickly) fold in the marshmallows and cereal. Pour immediately into your prepared dish.
  • Sprinkle your chocolate chips on top immediately so they stick to the warm fudge.
  • After allowing the fudge to cool, remove from pan by lifting by the parchment paper. Place on a large cutting board and cut into small bite sized pieces. Store in an airtight container for up to 7 days. These taste best on day one and two…after that, the krispies soften and become more chewy. Still good, but a different texture! ENJOY.

If you love today’s marshmallow fudge recipe, here are some more tasty ideas:

  • This swirled Tiger Butter Fudge recipe is incredibly easy, and also the answer when peanut butter and chocolate cravings hit!
  • Rocky Road Fudge was my very first fudge making experience as a child. That’s how easy it is to make!
  • Want another easy treat? Saltine Toffee. Family and friends will be surprised to know this all starts with a salty cracker!
  • Melt in your mouth, Key Lime Fudge from Recipe Girl. So dreamy and perfect for spring!
  • Take a look at this swirly Red Velvet Fudge from That Skinny Chick Can Bake! Saving this one for the holidays!

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Krispie Treat Fudge recipe:

Rice Krispie Treat Fudge

Yield: 64 servings

Prep Time:15 minutes plus chill time

Cook Time:5 minutes

My worlds have collided. This Krispie Treat Fudge is the best of both fudge and gooey marshmallow treats!

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 11 ounces white chocolate chips
  • 7 ounces marshmallow cream
  • 2 1/2 cups rice krispies
  • 3 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 3/4 cup mini chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. In a large saucepan, add heavy cream, butter, sugar and salt. Heat over medium high and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Once boiling, continue to stir and boil for a full 4 minutes (a good rolling boil). Remove from heat.
  2. To a large mixing bowl, add white chocolate morsels and marshmallow cream. Pour hot sugar mixture over this. Using an electric mixer, beat until white chocolate is melted and creamy (about 1 minute). Fold in mini marshmallows and cereal.
  3. Pour into an 13 x9-inch baking dish that is lined with parchment paper. Sprinkle immediately with mini chocolate chips Refrigerate for 3 hours, or overnight.
  4. Cut into 64 bite-sized pieces.

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Krispie Treat Fudge recipe: gooey krispie treat flavor with a decadent fudge texture. A must make!

**Today’s recipe for Rice Krispie Treat Fudge was originally published on Shugary Sweets on June 11, 2015 and has been republished in May 2018.

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20 comments on “Krispie Treat Fudge”

  1. Hahahaha!  I love that you have been banned from making krispie treats because you can’t stay out of them!  LOL!  And I also love that you got around that by making fudge with your beloved treats!  You are my sweets hero!  These seriously look amazing!  

  2. OH WOAH Aimee!!! I’m coming to your house! 

  3. Rice Krispie Treats are my achilles heel too and I don’t share either! 

    And this is fudge, white chocolate, an avalanche bar, RKTreats (and heavy cream) all rolled into one…OMG! YES I want this!!

  4. I want ALL the fudge! (And rice krispy treats for that matter) How about you invite me over, we “taste test” the entire batch and keep it our little secret? Mmmkay? 😉

  5. This is so so so so SO brilliant, Aimee! I cannot believe you combined two of my favorite things. Pinned! 

  6. I can’t remember the last time I had a rice krispie treat!! I’m so excited about these!!

  7. That’s like me and…well every single dessert. 🙂 I love this fudge!

  8. Hehehe you made me laugh Aimee! Oh I am so guilty of the same thing! I believe in moderation but gosh its hard, says the girl who had 3 spoonsful of Nutella last night. This krispie treat fudge looks irresistible!!! 

  9. Love the way you got around the “rules”- and I think your kids are certainly glad you didn’t listen to them! Can’t wait for the peanut butter version 🙂

  10. ARE YOU KIDDING?! I just fainted from amazement. These are fantastic. 😀 

  11. Oh WOW!! You are officially a genius! What a perfect marriage between fudge and rice krispie treats!

  12. You are a genius! This sounds amazing!! Love that you fight kids over the last rice krispie. Hehe!!!

  13. Yum! Krispie treats and fudge combined: ingenious 🙂

  14. What a great idea for fudge! This looks incredible!

  15. ooooh this is such a genius idea!!! SO tasty

  16. I’m glad I’m not the only one who fights small children for dessert. Hey, all’s fair in love, war and dessert. Take no prisoners!
    I love that you used fudge as a loophole for not baking krispie treats. You are hilarious, Aimee!

  17. Barbara

    I’ve made this for my daughters class and it was a HUGE hit! I’m going to make them again this year but I’d like to bring down the sugar content. Do you think I could simply reduce the amount of sugar and count on the marshmallows and white chocolate to bind it all or will it lose some of it’s fudgy-ness? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

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