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Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Rice Krispies Treats

I am the biggest Reese's Peanut Butter Cup fan you will ever meet. But turn them into a Rice Krispies Treat Ball, and you are speaking my love language. These are the best treats or dessert, and are definitely a crowd favorite.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Reese Rice Krispie Treats, Reese's Dessert, reese's peanut butter cup rice krispies treat, Rice Krispie Balls, rice krispie dessert
Servings: 30
Calories: 180kcal


  • cups Rice Krispies Cereal
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • 1⅓ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 4 (1.5 ounce)  Reese's Peanut Butter Cups (chopped)
  • ½ cup milk chocolate chips


  • In a large mixing bowl combine the cereal with the pinch of salt.
  • In a medium sauce pan combine the sugar, Karo syrup, and peanut butter. Stir over medium heat until combined and smooth. Remove from heat.
  • Pour mixture over the cereal in the mixing bowl. Stir to combine. Add in the chocolate chips and stir again. Let cool for a minute and then fold in the Reese's chunks. They will melt a little.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Drop by rounded Tablespoons onto the cookie sheet.
  • You can eat them while warm and gooey, or let them cool a little.


You can also use 12 bite sized peanut butter cups.


Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 103mg | Potassium: 99mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 283IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 2mg