This candied bacon and chocolate dipped rice crispy treats recipe is the perfect twist on a no-bake classic treat - seriously, everything should have a little bacon!
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Candied Bacon and Chocolate Dipped Rice Crispy Treats

This candied bacon and chocolate dipped rice crispy treats recipe is the perfect twist on a no-bake classic treat - seriously, everything should have a little bacon!
Prep Time1 hr 20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 15 treats
Calories: 432kcal
Author: Rebecca Hubbell

Ingredients

Rice Crispy Treats

  • 1 tablespoon butter plus more for greasing bowl
  • 1 pound marshmallows
  • 6 cups rice crispy cereal

Chocolate Coating

Candied Bacon

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 lb bacon cooked and roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar

Instructions

Rice Crispy Treats

  • In a large bowl that has been buttered, add the rice crispy cereal.
  • In a medium size sauce pan over medium heat melt the butter.
  • Once the butter has melted, add the marshmallows and stir occasionally until the marshmallows have melted completely.
  • Add the mixture to the cereal and stir together until there are no dry patches of cereal left.
  • In a buttered 13 x 9 inch pan, press mixture evenly and firmly. Let cool.
  • Once cool cut treats into squares.
  • Put squares in the fridge for about 60 minutes.

Chocolate Coating

  • In a medium bowl, combined chocolate chips and coconut oil.
  • Microwave for approximately 2 minutes, stirring every 20 seconds or until chocolate chips have melted completely.

Candied Bacon

  • Place the butter in a medium saute pan until melted. Add the bacon and stir.
  • Sprinkle both sugars over the bacon and stir continuously until the sugar melts (about 5-7 minutes).
  • Pour the bacon onto a baking sheet lined with parchment and spread into a single layer. Let cool.
  • Once cool finely chop the bacon.

To Assemble

  • Dip the rice crispy treats in chocolate coating and then roll in the chopped candied bacon.
  • Place on baking sheets lined with parchment paper and refrigerate until chocolate has set.

Nutrition

Calories: 432kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 300mg | Potassium: 73mg | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 835IU | Vitamin C: 7.2mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 3.8mg