I used maple syrup because… Canada haha and I seriously don’t know why I would ever eat a rice crispy treat any other way! These are as simple to make as the marshmallow ones. Will definitely make again with a creamy PB next time! YUM! Pour in the rice krispies and stir until they are evenly coated. Thanks for the recipe! Thank you. I don’t put the collagen powder but the rest I follow to the T. I use organic brown rice crisps and it is absolutely delicious. These 7 ingredient peanut butter rice krispie treats are so addictive! Thank you for this amazing recipe! Yeah, really a hot oven is not something that is enjoyable in the summer. It’s a delicous dessert with the perfect level of sweetness. So glad you liked them, Leslie! Once you have sliced the treats into individual squares, place them in an airtight container and store them in the fridge or freezer. Please check your inbox to receive your free download! ★☆ And yes you’ll have to give these a try too . Can I use almond butter or another nut butter? I sprinkled a little cinnamon on the bars before pouring the chocolate on it. Would definitely make again! Post originally from June 2018, republished March 2020, No Bake Chocolate Caramel Tahini Chex Bars (allergy-friendly! So what “crispy brown rice cereal” do you recommend? Definitely will make again. Using foil with this kind of recipe is taking a risk for sure because the sticky marshmallows will stick to the foil and will not come off easily. Thanks for stopping by All the Healthy Things. They have now been added to the top of our list of healthy deserts. Pb and chocolate combo is the best. https://www.food.com/recipe/peanut-butter-rice-crispy-treats-340946 Thank you so much for this awesome recipe! ★☆ Pour the topping over the peanut butter rice crispy treat base, using a spatula to spread it evenly … they’re SO good! Heat the peanut butter mixture over medium low heat until everything is warm and melted together. Mine were a bit crumbly when I cut into them, which is down to user error. I’ll have to keep this one in mind for sure. However, if someone is gluten-free for something like Celiac’s Disease, this could be a bigger problem. Stir until the peanut butter and cereal are well combined. I’ll have to try the ice cream sandwich version next , OMG! I hope these made up for the fact she slept through choosing ballet slippers! Win, win! So glad everyone loved them! They need butter, trust me. postLoadMC() Handfuls upon handfuls, and another stomach ache later, I was sure I was done with rice krispie treats for GOOD. Definitely try a creamy PB next time and warm it until it’s smooth and kind of melted. Welcome to my happy place! These are so good! These were great! That works too So glad they turned out! Maybe it’s a regional thing? Let them melt, stir them every few minutes to help speed the process along. Step One: Add the peanut butter, honey, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt to a saucepan. These are my family’s favorite!! Years later at a friend’s house, I discovered something known as ‘Special K’ bars. Next make the chocolate topping by adding chocolate to a microwave safe bowl. They are sweet, salty, crunchy and topped with a layer of decadent chocolate. You can melt the peanut butter marshmallow mixture and the chocolate on the stovetop or in the microwave, whichever you prefer. Butter? Scotcheroos typically use corn syrup and sometimes butterscotch chips and these are good ol’ peanut butter rice krispies! That’s how amazing it is. Remove the bars from the pan, cut into squares and enjoy. Share; Pin; 0 shares. It’s one of my favs to bring to parties, too. Enjoy! Dark Chocolate: The slight bitterness of dark chocolate helps to balance the sweetness and richness of the honey and peanut butter. mcsfInited=!1; Add the peanut butter, honey, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt to a small saucepan. You’re right that traditional Rice Krispies cereal is not certified gluten free, which is why we indicate in the recipe to use crispy brown rice cereal. Or it is not recommended? Early on, I chose cooking shows over cartoons, and have always loved spending time creating and experimenting with new recipes. Definitely making again! Share; Pin; 0 shares. And love the flaky sea salt glad you enjoyed! Q: they cut fine, but it was a little messy and krispies fell off (I made with Rice Krispies). Easy to make, chewy, & so good!! What could you use instead of Cocanut flour for you blondie bars? So tasty and crunchy . They’re a huge favorite around here, too! If your home is anything like ours, they will disappear in no time! var s=document.createElement("script");s.defer="defer";s.onload=function(){}; Learn how your comment data is processed. The texture of melted butter and liquid coconut oil are almost identical if anything, using coconut oil would change the overall taste of the baked good. So smart! Apparently it contains malt flavoring, which is made from barley. I’d recommend sticking with the flour ratios so that the flavor and texture turn out the way they should! } That’s never happened to me, especially if you use brown rice krispies! Can’t wait to make them again! Having ambition is about being brave. I just did a little research too and found that since gelatin acts as a binder, it can be used as an egg replacer (1 TBS gelatin with 3 TBS room temp water)! Unfortunately no, but you could try leaving out the coconut oil completely if your peanut butter is nice and drippy! Next add in the protein powder (optional) and crispy brown rice cereal; stir until combined and cereal is completely coated. Just made this for a healthy dessert to have on hand for the week and woah! I’ve been making it once month since finding it. Take bars out 5 minutes before you are ready to serve to ensure they aren't too crunchy! My one question to you is, do these freeze? Let me know how the coconut butter goes! I used honey and added a few dashes of cinnamon and grass fed butter, due to a coconut allergy. That is one of the reasons I love this peanut butter Rice Krispie treats recipe. My husband is a huge fan of all things peanut butter and chocolate so these were a HIT in our house! These look fabulous! Even my dad loves them and he wont eat anything else I make that is “healthified” lol. So happy to hear that! Sprinkle bars with fancy sea salt, then cut into 16 bars. Simply combine a few tablespoons of coconut oil or butter in a non-stick pot place over medium-low heat. Basically these bars were a combination of butter, peanut butter, butterscotch and Special K cereal in a bar, then and topped with semi sweet chocolate + butterscotch chips. Gluten Free Brown Rice Crisp Cereal: Look for a brown rice cereal that has been lightly sweetened only and is gluten free. Hershey’s “Perfectly Chocolate” Chocolate Cake. Copyright & Privacy Information: All content and photography is copyright Life Made Simple and Natalie Dicks, ©2010-2019, unless otherwise stated. You’ll just need the PB to be smooth and creamy. Can I use foil if I don’t have wax or parchment paper? Your recipes are healthy and delicious. Pour the melted chocolate over the peanut butter treats and then use a spatula or knife to spread the chocolate into an even layer. I followed the recipe to the T and it came soggy. Learn how your comment data is processed. Especially the collagen peptides !! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! You can also melt the chocolate in a small saucepan over very low heat if you prefer. Did you use brown rice krispies? So happy to hear that! function loadmcsf(){ Chewy, peanut buttery, chocolatey bars of deliciousness. My name is Ashlea and I’m the founder and recipe developer behind ATHT. Thank you!!! I made these with almond butter. Ingredients . The other ones I looked at said Karo syrup yuck. Hope you love these! Thanks for sharing the recipe. Still, super delicious, and I’m going to repurpose the peanut-buttery rice crispy crumbles in some granola. Using foil with this kind of recipe is taking a risk for sure because the sticky marshmallows will stick to the foil and will not come off easily. Bars. They’re delicious without being overwhelmingly sweet, and so light! Place in the refrigerator to chill for 10-20 minutes before cutting and serving. Thank you!! (low carb, vegan, gluten free), Coconut & Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bars. Sign up for AK Cookie Week and get a FREE printable e-book of the, Next add in the protein powder (optional) and crispy brown rice cereal; stir until combined and cereal is completely coated. 26.3 g Definitely going on the “make again SOON” list! Read more about Dawn. Stir in vanilla extract and salt, mix until thoroughly combined. I was cleaning out our pantry the other day and happened to find a bag of Rice Krispies cereal as well as a bag of mini marshmallows nearing their expiration date! Will be making these again and again!