Pre-made Rice Krispies Treats are dipped in chocolate and spread with a delicious mixture of caramel and toasted coconut to create Samoas Rice Krispies Treats! The next time you are in the produce section at the grocery store, grab a tub of apple caramel dip and you are on you your way to having one of the most delicious treats ever!
You might also like our homemade hostess cupcakes (made from a cake mix). They are ridiculously delicious and easy to make!
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If you’ve been around here for more than a minute you know how much I love using store bought Rice Krispies treats in quick and easy dessert recipes. They are such a great base to build off of and these Samoas Rice Krispies Treats are probably my favorite use of pre-made Rice Krispies Treats to date!
Ruby asked me to buy a container of caramel dip and a bag of Granny Smith apples when we were at Target the other day, and as I dipped my apple slices into the caramel that afternoon I wondered why I hadn’t ever thought of using caramel dip for desserts. I usually melt down caramel candies, but the dip is a lot faster. The only difference is that it doesn’t set up when it cools like Brach’s caramel candies. It stays soft, which is actually kind of perfect for these Samoas treats.
Samoas Rice Krispies Treats Ingredients
- Rice Krispies Treats (pre-packaged)
- chocolate chips
- caramel dip
What kind of caramel is best for making Samoas Rice Krispies?
Pre-made caramel dip (found in the produce section at the grocery store) is the perfect caramel to use for Samoas Rice Krispies Treats because it is smooth, easy to stir, and blends perfectly with the toasted coconut. The result is an ooey-gooey caramel packed treat. So delicious!
What kind of chocolate works best for dipping Rice Krispies Treats?
Melting chocolates or chocolate chips both work great for making Samoas Rice Krispies treats. I used milk chocolate chips and microwaved them for 30 seconds, stirred them, then another 20 seconds until they were nice and smooth.
How long does it take for the chocolate to set up?
After all of the Rice Krispies had been dipped let them set up in the refrigerator for 20 minutes or until chocolate has hardened.
How do you make toasted coconut?
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Bake coconut for 10 minutes, checking frequently and stirring to prevent burning.
Combine toasted coconut and caramel in a bowl.
Scoop the caramel and coconut mixture onto the Rice Krispies.
Spread caramel and coconut with a butter knife.
Drizzle with more melted milk chocolate chips and refrigerate for an additional 20 minutes. Store in refrigerator.
More Rice Krispies Treats Variations.
Chocolate Butterscotch Rice Krispies Treats (Scotcheroo)
And if you are looking for homemade Rice Krispies Treats check these out!
Bake Sale Rice Krispies Treats
Samoas Rice Krispies Treats Recipe
Samoas Rice Krispies Treats
- 12 pre-made Rice Krispies Treats
- 1 package milk chocolate chips (2 cups, divided)
- 1 cup sweetened coconut
- 2/3 cup caramel dip
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Unwrap packaged Rice Krispies treats and place on baking sheet.
- Melt 1 1/2 c. milk chocolate chips in a shallow dish in the microwave for 30 seconds. Stir and microwave an addional 20 seconds (if necessary) until smooth.
- Dip each Rice Krispies Treat into chocolate and place on baking sheet. Let set up in refrigerator for 20 minutes.
- Heat oven to 350 degrees and toast coconut for 10 minutes (or until golden), stirring occasionally to prevent burning.
- Mix caramel and coconut in a bowl. Divide evenly and spread onto Rice Krispies Treats.
- Melt remaining 1/2 c. of milk chocolate chips and drizzle over Rice Krispies Treats.
- Return baking sheet to refrigerator and let set up for an additional 20 minutes.
If you like these Samoas treats you might also like this delicious Samoas Cookie pie from Averie Cooks. It looks amazing!
TYTYTY!! Some how this year we were in the land-of-no-girl-scouts and I was sobbing (not rly, but I was close darnit!) over no samoas this year, YaY! for you posting this treat, I’m checking my pantry as we speak for the ingredients! <3 <3 <3
YEA! We didn’t have $$ for the cookies this year,BUT, you gave me hope! Thanks for sharing!♥
Angie - [email protected] says
Yummy! Come link your recipe at my party: Thursday’s Treasures!!
love your blog! These sound amazing! thanks for the recipe and the link!
Under the Willow says
I must try these with my grandgirlies ~ yes easier to buy at the store ~ but such a joy to make (at eat) something homemade! Nice.
Oooh! I’m definitely going to try these! I was good and only bought 1 box this year
The Cottage Mama says
Oh those look so incredibly YUMMY!! Definitely going to have to give these a try!
Those look so yummy! I know if I were to make some, I would eat them all in one sitting!
Linda at Lime in the Coconut! says
Dayum….Those look yummy!
Angie @ The Country Chic Cottage says
Thank you sooooooooo much!!! Printing this one NOW!!
OOOO!!! You are making one pregnant lady very happy!! I love samoas and my hubby didn’t order ANY this year…whaaat!!! Now, I can make my own, thankyouverymuch!!!
PS. I have a recipe on my blog for homemade tagalongs that is waaaay easier then the BB recipe and tastes awesome
Stephie @ Made By Stephie says
yummy…I just gained 10 pounds reading the recipe! Can’t wait to try them!
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Looks good! I saved this to try…after I lose a few pounds! =) If you have a Dollar General in your area, they sell cookies that are really close to Samoas, but lots cheaper. I don’t remember the name of them, but they’re DG’s store brand.
These look soooo good and dangerous!:) Can’t wait to try them out. Thanks for sharing!
Yummy! I love girl scout cookies! : )
kirstin & jordan says
Oh how I love Samoas… this is brilliant!
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This looks yummy!!!
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These look delicious!
Thanks for linking up!
Also, for EASY thin mints, just dip ritz crackers in melted chocolate chips with mint extract added. Sounds weird, but they are so good!
Jessica Hills says
I am waiting for my chocolate to set. Kai and Cole each ate a little bit without the chocolate and are begging for more. They turned out looking very yummy at least and we will get to eat some after dinner!!
OMY! Thanks girl:) I found ya listed on another blog…and immediately clicked over.
These were awesome! I think even better than the GS cookies…I made them and linked you to it:-)
[email protected] Creations by Kara says
Girl scouts never come to my house anymore, and I miss Samoas. I need to give these a try, they look fabulous!
Its A Blog Party says
These sound delicious!
Thanks for linking up!
These look soooo good. Found them on the Chick PARADE today. I did the Thin Mints on my blog a couple months back. I’m certainly going to have to try these out too. Great pictures!
Dawn @ BeatUntilFluffy.com
Something Wilde says
these look AWESOME! Yum, yum and more yum!
My husband was just telling me how he likes these cookies — your recipe is perfect timing.
I love these homemade versions of Girl Scout cookies. Bar cookies are even better….less work!
Keebler did start making Samoas this year. They are called coconut dreams and they are delicious.
Oh, thank you, thank you. These are the one type of Girl Scout cookies I just melt over, but feeding a family of 9 means those cookies are about 10x more pricey than I can justify if we want to keep eating every day. 🙂 Now we can at least make them for a special treat at a price point I can possibly work with!
Where have these been all my life?? Thank you for this recipe!