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Lumps of Coal Rice Krispie Treats

No child will mind getting these Lumps of Coal Rice Krispie Treats! Super fun treat to make and to receive for Christmas!
Prep Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas, dessert, lumps of coal, no bake, rice krispies treats
Servings: 25
Calories: 150kcal


  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 3 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • 15 Oreos, cream removed
  • 12 ounces (2 cups) semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Place parchment paper on a large baking sheet; set aside.
  • In a medium pot over medium-low heat, melt the butter. Add in the marshmallows and stir until melted and gooey. Remove from the heat and pour in the cereal; gently mix to combine until completely combined.
  • While the mixture is still warm, form into small irregular lumps. Set aside.
  • In a food processor, process the Oreo cookies until finely ground into a powder like texture. Transfer to a bowl.
  • Place the chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl; microwave on high in 30 second intervals until melted.
  • Place a Rice Krispies lump on a fork and dunk in the melted chocolate making sure it’s fully coated on all sides; tap the fork against the bowl to shake off any excess. Transfer to the parchment-lined baking sheet. Repeat until all lumps are coated.
  • Put the baking sheet in the refrigerator for a few minutes so that the chocolate sets a little (but doesn’t harden.)
  • Roll lumps in the ground Oreo cookies.
  • Transfer to a clean piece of parchment paper to set completely and enjoy!


I formed my treats into 25 lumps of coal - some small, some larger. But you can make more or less depending on the sizes you make. Have fun with it!


Serving: 1lump of coal | Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 55mg | Potassium: 96mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 2.5mg