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5 from 4 votes

Extra Gooey Rice Krispies Heart Treats

These extra gooey Rice Krispies heart treats are just the perfect thing to make for Valentine's Day or any time you feel like celebrating love, such as bridal showers or weddings!

Course Dessert
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 pieces


  • 6 cups Rice Krispies
  • 16 oz Mini marshmallows
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • white and pink candy melts


  1. Spray a 9x13 baking pan with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Once the butter is melted, add in all but 1 cup of the mini marshmallows. Turn the heat to low and stir until everything is completely melted.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla extract. Add in the Rice Krispies cereal and the 1 cup of remaining marshmallows. Mix well.
  4. Pour entire mixture into the prepared baking dish. Spread gently using your hand or spatula. Do not pack mixture too hard!

  5. Allow to set for one hour at room temperature or about 20 minutes in the refrigerator. 

  6. Once set, cut into hearts using a heart-shaped cookie cutter.
  7. Melt the pink candy melts in microwave in a shallow microwave-safe bowl according to package instructions. Ensure to mix frequently so that there are no lumps.

  8. Dip half of each heart into the pink chocolate. Allow to set for about 30 minutes at room temperature or 10 minutes in the refrigerator.
  9. Repeat melting instructions with white candy melts. Pour into small ziploc bag. Cut off a small triangle on the corner. Drizzle the white chocolate onto each heart!

  10. Package and give away! Or eat! :)