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Healthy dessert snack

How to Make Healthy Rice Krispy Treats (GF, DF, V)

DWELL by Michelle
Enjoy a childhood favorite made with almond butter, coconut oil, maple syrup and crispy brown rice cereal! By omitting the traditional marshmallows, these indulgent treats are vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined-sugar-free!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 16 squares
Calories 168 kcal


  • 3/4 cup unsalted almond butter
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup , sub honey
  • 2 ½ tbsp coconut oil
  • 3 cups crispy brown rice cereal
  • ¾ cups dark chocolate chips  (optional)
  • sea salt flakes (optional)


  • Line an 8x8 inch baking pan with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Over low heat, add almond butter, coconut oil, maple syrup into a pot and stir until combined (1-2 minutes). Turn off heat. Alternatively, you can heat in microwave at 20-second increments.
  • Add in the crispy brown rice cereal into the almond butter mixture. Stir until cereal is fully coated. Fold in chocolate chips and stir until combined.
  • Pour into prepared baking pan. Pack tightly using a spatula and smooth out the top. Sprinkle with sea salt flakes (optional).
  • Chill in the refrigerator for at least 45 minutes. Once cool, cut into 16 bars. ENJOY!
Keyword Gluten-Free, Rice Krispie Treats, snack, vegan bowl