Dark Chocolate Rice Cereal Treat Hearts Recipe

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Kent Published: April 27, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Dark Chocolate Rice Cereal Treat Hearts

Treat your loved one to a decadently crunchy, chewy, and chocolatey, by whipping up these dark chocolate rice cereal treats!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Cool Time: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 25 minutes



  • 3tbspunsalted butter,plus more for greasing
  • 5ozmini marshmallows
  • 3cupscrispy rice cereal
  • 12ozdark chocolate,chopped
  • red sanding sugar
  • valentines sprinkle


  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the marshmallows and stir constantly until smooth and melted. Add the rice cereal and stir until well coated.

  2. Transfer the mixture to a buttered 8-inch square baking pan and press into an even layer. Set aside to cool for about 1 hour.

  3. Once the rice cereal treats have cooled, use a heart-shaped cookie cutter to cut out shapes from the treats.

  4. In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave the dark chocolate in 30-second intervals, stirring between, until melted and smooth.

  5. Line a baking sheet with wax paper. Dip half of each heart in the melted chocolate, then set on the baking sheet. Immediately, while the chocolate is still is warm, sprinkle the chocolate side with red sanding sugar and Valentine’s sprinkles.

  6. Let cool for 1 to 2 hours, until the chocolate hardens completely.

  7. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 753.01kcal
  • Fat: 45.02g
  • Saturated Fat: 26.33g
  • Trans Fat: 0.37g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.14g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.41g
  • Carbohydrates: 80.68g
  • Fiber: 9.48g
  • Sugar: 44.20g
  • Protein: 8.02g
  • Cholesterol: 25.45mg
  • Sodium: 46.88mg
  • Calcium: 66.37mg
  • Potassium: 624.36mg
  • Iron: 13.53mg
  • Vitamin A: 74.55µg
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