Almond Joy Rice Krispie Treats

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The addition of sweetened coconut flakes, chocolate chips, and almond extract put these amazing Almond Joy Rice Krispie treats over the top!

Chocolate, coconut, almond Rice Krispies

I’m not sure what I was thinking when I bought my kids a big box of Rice Krispies cereal last week…  

I should have known better, this small, crunchy little cereal is not the best choice for small children who like to eat their cereal dry.  Especially 2 small messy children, who sit side by side at a tall breakfast bar while eating this dry cereal.  

For the last few days, every step I have taken all around my kitchen has “crunch, crunch” with a little crackling and popping as well…  (and this is after sweeping!)

I tried to hide the cereal in the back of the pantry, but they kept dragging it out and asking for it.  So to get rid of the cereal I figured I would just make something.  After rummaging through my pantry, I came up with about 15 large marshmallows, coconut, chocolate chips, and almond extract.  

The Almond Joy Rice Krispy Treats were born!

Yes, they taste almost like an Almond Joy, but in Rice Krispies form!



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Chocolate, Almond and Coconut Rice Krispies

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The addition of sweetened coconut flakes, chocolate chips, and almond extract put these amazing Almond Joy Rice Krispie treats over the top!


Units Scale
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 package (10 oz., about 40) regular marshmallows or 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 6 cups rice Krispies cereal
  • 1 cup of sweetened shredded coconut
  • 3/4 teaspoon of Almond extract
  • a handful or 2 of milk chocolate chips
  • optional: but think how good some chopped toasted almonds would be mixed in


1. In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat and mix in the almond extract.

2. Add the rice Krispies and shredded coconut. Stir until well coated.

3. Using a buttered spatula or wax paper, evenly press the mixture into 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan coated with cooking spray.

4. Top with chocolate chips, pressing them into the rice Krispies.

5. Let cool. Cut into squares and enjoy!

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  1. Christine says:

    That looks FANTANSTICLY YUMMY!! Yes I just made up that word!

    Thanks for sharing at The DIY Dreamer… From Dream To Reality!

  2. Meg@MegaCrafty says:

    Wow these look fantastic. I love choc, coconut and RK treats- can't wait to try them! Thanks for sharing this recipe.

  3. Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust says:

    My kid is exactly the same way. She eats it dry and it gets all over or wants milk and it gets soggy quick. Love these treats, coconut, almond, YUM!

  4. Heather Kinnaird says:

    looks terrific!

  5. Erin {Lavender and Lemon Drops} says:

    OH MY! I've just recently started playing around with Rice Krispie possibilities but these look divine! I'll be making them soon 🙂

  6. Oh boy! Did you say ALMOND JOY?? I love these!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Stacey of Embracing Change

  7. Aimee - ItsOverflowing.com says:

    This looks great! Featuring you tomorrow! XO, Aimee

  8. twelve-O-eight says:

    Yum, yum, yum. Pinned it and want to make some! Now following you 🙂 Tanya

  9. I'm pretty much in love with Rice Krispies, and coconut and almonds…so ya, this will be made in my house VERY SOON! 🙂

  10. Miz Helen says:

    I just love the wonderful additions to this all time classic treat. It looks delicious! Hope you have a great week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  11. Oh my, these look delicious! I can tell I'm going love your blog already! 🙂 Super excited to follow you and gain some inspiration and ideas! Feel free to check me out at two-in-diapers.blogspot.com (and keep in mind that I'm very new at this!). 🙂

  12. These look delicious and so tempting this pregnant mama!

  13. Kenya G. Johnson says:

    Already a subscriber and this IS my kinda thing! Pinning. LOL to stepping on the krispies after sweeping.

  14. Yum! I think this is the yummiest looking rice krispie treat recipe I've ever seen! 🙂

  15. mmmm yum yum. We have the same problem with rice bubbles (our version of rice crispies) here Im forever sweeping them up. We love making chocolate crackles with ours too, delish.

  16. Dayna at Precut Paradise says:

    Those look amazing…wish I had one!