Christmas Rice Krispy Treats

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Introducing the easiest Christmas Rice Krispy Treats ever! No need to bake, just whip them up and enjoy the festive goodness. Brown butter, vanilla, and almond extract add a nostalgic twist, while colorful M&Ms and holiday sprinkles make these treats perfect for any holiday gathering.

Christmas Rice Krispy Treats

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 16


  • 1 cup salted butter
  • 20 oz mini marshmallows
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp almond extract optional but adds extra flavor!
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 10 cups Rice Krispies
  • 1 cup holiday M&Ms red and green
  • ½ cup holiday sprinkles red, white, and green

For the garnish:

  • 8 oz white chocolate
  • ½ cup holiday M&Ms red and green
  • ¼ cup holiday sprinkles red, white, and green


  • Line a 9×13 pan with parchment paper, lightly mist with nonstick cooking spray, and set aside.
  • In a large pot, melt the butter until it just starts to brown, giving it a nutty aroma.
  • Stir in vanilla extract, then add salt and marshmallows. Stir until fully melted.
  • Add Rice Krispies in 2-cup increments, stirring until combined.
  • Mix in M&Ms and holiday sprinkles. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and gently press it to the edges.
  • For the garnish, melt white chocolate and drizzle half onto the treats. Sprinkle M&Ms and sprinkles, then drizzle the remaining white chocolate to secure the toppings.
  • Allow the white chocolate to set for a festive, delicious holiday treat!

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