Rice Crispy Treats

almond butter dairy free gluten free nut butter snack vegan

 

Prepared and photographed by NutraMilk nutritionist, Florencia Tagliavini.

Recipe inspired by Arman Liew.

Homemade rice crispy treats are a much healthier option for kids. This recipe is gluten-free, oil-free and refined-sugar free! The homemade almond butter makes these treats nutritious offering fiber, protein, and various vitamins and minerals. Use quantities below or make a bigger batch which you can freeze for a few months to have on hand for a delicious treat anytime!

INGREDIENTS

For almond butter

  • 2 cups (300g) almonds
  • 1/8 teaspoon Pink Himalayan salt (optional)                                                      
For crispy treats
  • 2 cups rice crispy cereal
  • 1/2 cup almond butter made with the NutraMilk or sub for peanut or cashew butter 
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup or sub for agave nectar or brown rice syrup 

INSTRUCTIONS

  • First, make almond butter if you don’t already have a batch made
    • Place almonds and salt in the NutraMilk container.
    • Press Butter cycle, set for 12-13 minutes.
    • Press Start.
    • Open the container lid.
    • If necessary, set for an additional 1-2 minutes for a creamier butter.
  • Line an 8 x 8-inch baking tray with baking paper and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add your crispy rice cereal and set aside.
  • Stovetop or in the microwave, melt your nut butter with your syrup and then pour the mixture into the crispy rice cereal and mix well.
  • Pour mixture into the lined baking tray and press firmly into place. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to firm up.

 



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