Peanut Butter Chocolate Rice Krispies Squares

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Rice Krispies Squares

Just 5 easy ingredients to make this tasty treat!
My Notes:
Prep Time10 mins
Chilling time:1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Meal Type: Dessert, Snacks
Special: 10 Ingredients or Less, Freezer-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Kid-Friendly, Soy-Free
Tool: Stove
Ingredient: Chocolate, Peanut Butter
Servings: 9
Calories: 245kcal
Ingredients
For the Rice Krispies Squares
  • 3/4 cup(s) peanut butter (sub other nut or seed butter if preferred)
  • 1/4 cup(s) maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoon(s) coconut oil
  • 2 1/2 cup(s) crispy rice cereal
For the Chocolate Coating:
  • 1/3 cup(s) vegan chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon(s) coconut oil
Instructions
  • Line an 8x8 inch baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Add the peanut butter, maple syrup, and 2 tablespoons of coconut oil to a medium pot. Cook for 1-2 minutes on medium-low heat mixing until well combined. Remove from the heat, add the crispy rice cereal and stir gently to coat the puffed rice in the mixture.
  • Use a spatula to scoop the rice krispie mixture into the prepared pan and gently press it into the baking tray. Refrigerator to chill.
  • Meanwhile, melt the chocolate chips and coconut oil together in the microwave in 20-second increments, stopping to stir, and being careful to not burn the chocolate. Alternatively, you can melt the chocolate and coconut oil in a double boiler.
  • Drizzle the chocolate over the rice krispie bars and place the tray into the freezer for about one hour to set.
  • Remove the tray from the freezer, allow it to stand for 5-10 minutes and slice into bars. Store the bars in an airtight container, in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
Nutrition
Serving: 1square (recipe makes 9 servings) | Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 134mg | Potassium: 151mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 517IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 3mg
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