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Minecraft Rice Krispie Treats

Need a last minute treat for a Minecraft Birthday Party? I’m going to show you how to make Minecraft Rice Krispie Treats. This super easy to make no-bake layered vanilla-cocoa krisies recipe is favorite with kids and adults alike.

HOW TO MAKE MINECRAFT DIRT BLOCK RICE KRISPIES TREATS

To make these marshmallow rice krispies minecraft treats I used rice krispies cereal and marshmallows. What if you can’t find rice krispies cereal? Don’t worry you can use puffed rice or wheat puffs cereal instead. I used puffed rice cereal to make my adorable Rilakkuma Rice Krispie Cake.

PREPARE BAKING PAN

1st prepare 9×9 inch square baking dish. Spray the dish with a non-stick spray and set it aside. Alternatively brush the pan with a thin layer of butter.

VANILLA – GREEN LAYER

Ideally you’d want to use mini marshmallows when making homemade rice krispie treats. That being said I’ve successfully used regular size marshmallows as well. So, If can’t find mini marshmallows you can use regular size ones, too. The only difference is they will take a little longer to melt.

Start by the melting the butter on low heat in a medium size pan. Once the butter is melted add all of the marshmallows. Stir frequently till all of the marshmallows are melted. If you are using regular size marshmallows it will take slightly longer for them to melt than with mini marshmallows.

Once marshmallows are melted remove mixture from the heat and stir in several drops of green gel food coloring and Vanilla Extract.

Lastly fold in rice krispies cereal.

Pour green vanilla rice krispies mixture into the prepared baking pan. Layer a piece of wax paper on the top and press the mixture evenly into the bottom of the pan. Use your hands or back of the measuring spoon. Cover with a food wrap and allow to set in the refrigerator for 20 minutes before adding cocoa krispies layer.

CHOCOLATE RICE KRISPIES TREATS LAYER

To make a chocolate rice krispie treats I used cocoa powder along with chocolate. You can use chocolate chips or chopped chocolate bar.(step 1)

On low heat in a large pan heat butter until melted. Then add marshmallows. Stir frequently until all of the marshmallows are melted (step 2-3). Then add cocoa powder and chopped chocolate/chocolate chips. Stir over low heat until all of the chocolate is melted and mixture is homogeneous. Remove from the heat and stir in Vanilla Extract (step 4-5).

Pour in all of the rice krispies cereal and fold cereal into the marshmallow mixture.

While still warm pour cocoa krispies mixture over the green layer into the baking pan. Layer a piece of wax paper on the top and press the mixture evenly on top of the green layer. Use your hands or back of the measuring cup to smooth the top of the chocolate layer. Remove wax paper and cover with a food wrap and refrigerate for 45 minutes.

UNMOLD RICE KRISPIES TREATS

Run a dull knife along the edges. Invert the baking pan to release the rice krispie layer onto a cutting board.

HOW TO CUT RICE KRISPIE TREATS

You have 2 options. Use a cutter for perfectly shaped rice krispy treats.

Or cut them into cubes or other shapes with a knife.

HOW TO STORE HOMEMADE RICE KRISPIE TREATS

Store treats in an airtight container. Layered between wax paper. You can store krispy treats at room temperature or in the refrigerator. It really depends on how you like them. If you like them gooey, moist and softer store them at room temperature for 3-4 days. If you prefer firmer, harder treats refrigerate them for up to a week.

I used these Minecraft Dirt Block Rice Krispy Treats to decorate my Minecraft Cake. To glue them together you can use little bit of melted chocolate or Swiss Buttercream.

TO MAKE MINECRAFT RICE KRISPIE TREATS YOU NEED

  • RECIPE – below
  • TOOLS
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  • 9×9 square baking pan
  • Non-stick spray
  • Green Gel Food Coloring
  • Wax Paper
  • Metal Cookie Cutter – if cutting out specific size or shape
  • Cutting Board
  • Knife

MORE FUN HOMEMADE RICE KRISPIE TREATS IDEAS :

Minecraft Rice Krispies Treats
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
chilling
1 hr
 

Minecraft Dirt Blocks,no-bake rice krispie treats. Great for snacks or party dessert for minecraft fan.

Use 9 x 9 square pan, 1 cube per serving

Course: Cookies, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate rise krispies, minecraft dirt block rice krispies, minecraft rice krispies, minecraft rice krispies recipe, rice krispies
Servings: 16
Hanielas.com: Hani Bacova
Ingredients
Vanilla Rice Krispies – Green Layer
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter (about 30grams)
  • 5 oz mini marshmallows (half of the bag, 142grams)
  • 1/4 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 1/2 cup rice krispies cereal (63grams) (or use rice puffs, wheat puffs)
  • green food coloring
Chocolate Rice Krispies
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter (about 60 grams)
  • 10 oz mini marshmallows (one bag, 283grams)
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder (25grams)
  • 2/3 cup semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips (125grams)
  • 5 cups rice krispies cereal (126grams)
Instructions
Vanilla Rice Krispies – Green Layer
  1. Spray 9×9 inch pan with a non stick spray, set aside.

  2. On low heat in a large pot stir butter(2 tbsp) with a wooden spoon until melted. Then add mini marshmallows(5oz, 142grams). Stir well until marshmallows are melted. Remove from the heat and stir in Vanilla Extract (1/4tsp) and green food coloring(add few drops, increase intensity by adding more food coloring as needed). Stir well it combined.

  3. Fold in rice krispies cereal(2cups and 1/2cup). Try not to crush the cereal with a wooden spoon.

  4. Spread green rice krispies mixture in an even layer on the bottom of prepared 9×9 pan. Place a piece of wax paper on the top and press the mixture down using your hands or back of the measuring cup. Peel the wax paper off, cover loosely with food wrap and chill for 20 minutes.

Chocolate Rise Krispies Layer
  1. On low heat in a large pot stir butter(4 tbsp) with a wooden spoon until melted. Then add mini marshmallows(10z, 283grams). Stir well until marshmallows are melted. Add cocoa powder(1/4cup,25grams) and chocolate chips(2/3cup,125grams). Continue stirring until cocoa powder is well combined and chocolate chips are melted.

  2. Remove from the heat and stir in Vanilla Extract (1/2tsp) and fold in rice krispies cereal(5cups,126grams).

  3. Layer chocolate rice krispies mixture on top of the green rice krispies layer. Place a piece of wax paper on the top and press the chocolate rice krispies mixture down using your hands or back of the measuring cup. Peel the wax paper off, cover with food wrap and chill for 40 minutes or up to overnight.

Cut Minecraft Dirt Block Cubes
  1. Run a dull knife or spatula along the edges to loosen the rice krispies treat. Place a cutting board on the top and flip the baking pan to unmold the rice krispie treat onto a cutting board. Cut the block of rice krispie treat in half then cut 2 halves in half. Repeat on the other perpendicular side until you have 16 minecraft rice krispie treats.

Storage
  1. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3-4 days. You can refrigerate if you prefer firmer rice krispies (that's how I like them).

    For moist and gooey squares – keep rice krispie treats at room temperature in an airtight container.
    For firmer, harder squares: refrigerate in an in an airtight container.

Recipe Notes
WHAT CEREAL CAN I USE INSTEAD OR RICE KRISPIES CEREAL?

You can use Puffed Rice or Puffed Wheat Cereal instead, other small cereal would also work.

This post was originally published on August 15th, 2013. I updated this post on January 13th, 2020 with new step by step photos, written text and a video.

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  1. Oh the possibilities Of layering different flavors of these treats! There’s gotta be a way to make lemon….. 🤞🏻🤞🏻

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