How To Make Rice Crispy Treats Without Marshmallows

Are you a vegan foodie who is also looking to lose weight?

Then you’re in luck because this blog post will show you how to make rice-crispy treats without marshmallows. Not only are these treats delicious, but they’re also vegan and keto-friendly. So whether you’re looking for a tasty snack or a healthy dessert, these rice-crispy treats are sure to hit the spot.

What Is Rice Crispy Treats?

Rice crispy treats are a popular snack or dessert that consists of puffed rice cereal, butter (or vegan-friendly alternative), and marshmallows. The three ingredients are combined together to form an easy and delicious treat.

Ingredients Needed

  • 3 cups puffed rice cereal (like Rice Krispies)
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter or almond butter
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup or agave nectar
  • Pinch of salt

Optional Topping:

Cacao nibs, Ground flaxseed, Chopped nuts, or dried fruit

Step By Step Process

1. Line an 8×8 inch baking dish with parchment paper and set aside.

2. In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt together the peanut butter, coconut oil, maple syrup, and salt until the mixture is smooth.

3. Remove from heat and stir in the puffed rice cereal until it is evenly mixed with the peanut butter mixture.

4. Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish, pressing it down with a spatula or your hands to create an even layer.

5. Sprinkle over the desired toppings, if using.

6. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour or until firm.

7. Slice into bars and serve.

These vegan rice crispy treats are perfect for a midday snack, after-dinner dessert, or anytime treat! Enjoy!


Q: Can I use different nut butter?

A: Absolutely! You can use any nut butter of your choice. Almond, cashew, and sunflower seed all work well.

Q: Can I make this recipe without the toppings?

A: Yes, you don’t need to add any toppings. The rice crispy treats will still be delicious without any added toppings.

Q: Can I make this recipe using vegan marshmallows?

A: Yes, you can use vegan marshmallows if desired. Simply substitute the peanut butter and coconut oil with an equal amount of marshmallow fluff and you’ve got yourself some vegan rice crispy treats.

Q: Can I make this recipe gluten-free?

A: Yes, you can use a gluten-free puffed rice cereal for this recipe. Look for it in the health food section of your grocery store or order it online.

We hope this blog post has been helpful and that you now know how to make rice crispy treats without marshmallows. Enjoy your delicious vegan and keto-friendly treat!

Happy snacking!

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