Crunchy Delight: Peanut Butter Balls with Chocolate Rice Krispies


Indulge in the delightful fusion of flavors with our Peanut Butter Balls with Chocolate Rice Krispies. Perfect for any occasion, these treats blend the creamy richness of peanut butter with the crunchy, chocolatey goodness of Rice Krispies. Ideal for holiday cookie trays or as a sweet snack, this recipe offers a tantalizing mix of textures and tastes. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or trying your hand at candy-making, these peanut butter balls are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser, combining the classic taste of peanut butter with the unexpected twist of Rice Krispies. Follow this simple, step-by-step guide to create a batch of these irresistible treats that are sure to become a new favorite.


  • 1 cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • 1 1/2 cups vegan chocolate chips


  1. Prepare a muffin pan with liners and non-stick spray.
  2. Melt peanut butter, honey, and salt over low heat until combined.
  3. Remove from heat and mix in Rice Krispies.
  4. Distribute the mixture into the muffin pan, pressing down firmly.
  5. Melt vegan chocolate chips, stirring constantly.
  6. Spoon melted chocolate over the mixture in the pan.
  7. Chill in the refrigerator until firm.
  8. Remove from fridge, peel off the liners, and serve.

How to Prepare

The key to these treats is the balance between the smooth, melted mixture and the crispy cereal. Ensure that the peanut butter mixture is evenly distributed and pressed firmly in the pan to avoid crumbling. When melting the chocolate, constant stirring is essential to achieve a smooth texture without burning.

Preparation Time

  • Total Time: Approximately 1 hour
  • Active Preparation: 20 minutes
  • Chilling Time: 40 minutes


This recipe yields approximately 12-15 peanut butter balls.


  1. Can I use natural peanut butter? Yes, but it might affect the consistency.
  2. How long can these treats be stored? They can be stored in an airtight container for up to a week.
  3. Can I substitute Rice Krispies with another cereal? Yes, similar crispy cereals can be used.
  4. Are these treats gluten-free? Check the labels of your ingredients to ensure they’re gluten-free.
  5. Can I make these treats nut-free? You can try using a seed butter or nut-free alternative.


Our Peanut Butter Balls with Chocolate Rice Krispies are a true testament to the joy of simple, yet delightful treats. Combining the timeless flavors of peanut butter and chocolate with the unexpected crunch of Rice Krispies, this recipe offers a unique twist on classic candy. Perfect for sharing with loved ones during the holidays or enjoying as a personal treat, these peanut butter balls are not just a dessert but an experience of contrasting textures and harmonious flavors. Easy to make and even easier to love, this recipe is a surefire way to bring a touch of sweetness and joy to any occasion