5 Ingredient Peanut Butter Chocolate Crispy Rice Treats
5 ingredient peanut butter chocolate crispy rice treats elevate the the treasured childhood treat with protein-packed nut butter and a salted chocolate topping. Naturally gluten-free and with minimal ingredients, enjoy these energizing sweet treats any time of day.
Servings 16 bars
- 1 cup natural creamy peanut butter
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- 1/3 cup honey
- 4 cups crispy rice cereal
- Cooking spray
- 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
- Flaky sea salt for topping optional
Cook peanut butter, maple syrup, and honey in a small saucepan over medium-low heat until melted, stirring often.
Combine peanut butter mixture in a large bowl with crispy rice cereal; stir well. Transfer mixture to an 8x8 baking pan lined with parchment paper and coated with cooking spray, pressing mixture down firmly with the back of a spatula.
Place chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave in 30-second intervals until chocolate softens; stir until melted and smooth. Pour chocolate over crispy rice treats, smoothing out with the back of a spoon. Sprinkle with flaky sea salt, if desired. Cover and refrigerate two hours, or until chocolate is set. Cut into 16 squares.