dark-chocolate bars

Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt Krispies Treats

Men's entry in our Rice Krispies Throwdown family competition.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword dessert bars
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 191 kcal
Author Anna


  • 1 c dark chocolate chunks or chips
  • 1/4 c smooth peanut butter
  • 2 c rice krispies cereal
  • 1/2 c mini marshmallows
  • sea salt for sprinkling
US Customary - Metric


  1. Line 8" x 8" baking dish with parchment paper or foil.
  2. Lightly grease the bottom and sides of the paper. Set aside.
  3. In a large microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate in 15 seconds increments.
  4. Stir until smooth.
  5. Add peanut butter and stir until combined and smooth.
  6. Add rice krispies and gently fold in until evenly coated with chocolate.
  7. Add mini marshmallows and gently fold in.
  8. Pour the cereal and chocolate mixture into prepared baking dish.
  9. Spread evenly with a spatula or back of a spoon sprayed with cooking oil. ( It will help with the stickiness. )
  10. Sprinkle with sea salt.
  11. Gently press down with a piece of parchment paper.
  12. Refrigerate until set, at least 30 minutes.
  13. Cut in bars.
  14. Store in refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt Krispies Treats
Amount Per Serving
Calories 191 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 98mg4%
Potassium 62mg2%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 515IU10%
Vitamin C 4.5mg5%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 2.6mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.