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White plate with rice krispies treats stacked topped with frosting and chopped pecans.

Carrot Cake Rice Krispies Treats

If you love Carrot Cake you'll love these eays-to-make Carrot Cake Rice Krispies Treats. This easy dessert recipe is done in under a half hour.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Cooling Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 272kcal
Author Katie


  • Stove Top


  • 3 tablespoon Unsalted Butter
  • 1 10.5 oz. Bag of Marshmallows
  • ½ teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • ¾ cups Carrot Cake Mix
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies
  • Cooking Spray

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 1 pkg Cream Cheese Room Temperature
  • ¼ cup Powdered Sugar
  • Pecans or Walnuts for topping


  • In a large pot melt butter. Once butter is melted add marshmallows and stir until marshmallows are melted.
  • Add ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract and ¾ cups carrot cake mix. Stir well until there is no more powdered mix visible.
  • Stir in 6 cups rice krispies treats and mix well.
  • Spray a 9x12 pan with cooking spray and carefully place the rice krispies mix into the pan. Smooth flat, and place in refrigerator to cool for a half hour.
  • While the rice krispies are cooling mix together the cream cheese and powdered sugar. Beat until well incorporated using a hand-held mixer and/or KitchenAid stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment.
  • Pull the carrot cake rice krispies out of the refrigerator, cut into 12 even squares. Place a generous helping of cream cheese mixture on top of the rice krispie treat and sprinkle with either pecans or walnuts.


  • Carrot Cake Mix - the carrot cake mix is a store bought box mix that you will use for this recipe.
  • Storage - Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 272kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 218mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 1272IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 5mg