Peanut Butter Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats

Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats

This Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Bar Recipe is marshmallow-free made with brown crisp rice cereal, peanut butter, and honey. Finished with a chocolate topping, because chocolate and peanut butter are perfection together! 
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats, Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 16
Calories: 275kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey

Ingredients

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup honey or maple syrup
  • dash of salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 cups brown rice crisp cereal
  • 2 cups dark chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Cover an 8x8 pan with parchment or wax paper. Set aside.
  • Heat honey and peanut butter up for 30 seconds and then stir in vanilla and salt until smooth. Stir in cereal until just coated.
  • Pour into prepared pan and gently flatten out.
  • Melt the chocolate chips in the microwave for 30 second intervals, stirring after each interval, until chocolate is melted.
  • Pour chocolate over cereal mixture and spread out with back of spoon.
  • Allow to set up in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  • Remove from fridge and cut into squares.

Notes

Substitute maple syrup for the honey for a vegan rice krispie treat. 
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats
Amount Per Serving
Calories 275 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Sodium 135mg6%
Potassium 261mg7%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 465IU9%
Vitamin C 4.6mg6%
Calcium 76mg8%
Iron 2.8mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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