Peanut Butter Crispy Rice Treats

peanut-butter-rice-treats Recipe
Quentin Bacon
This healthy version of crispy rice cereal bars uses brown rice cereal, natural peanut butter, honey instead of corn syrup, and dried cherries.   With 2 grams of fiber per bar, you don’t have to feel guilty about indulging. 
Makes 15 servings (serving size: 1 square)


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3/4 cup chunky, natural-style peanut butter
3/4 cup honey
6 cups crispy brown rice cereal
2/3 cup chopped dried cherries
Cooking spray


Combine peanut butter and honey in a large pot; cook over medium-low heat until peanut butter and honey are melted (about 2-3 minutes). Add crispy brown rice cereal and chopped dried cherries to the mixture; stir until sticky. Press into a 9- x 13-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Chill in refrigerator 40 minutes. Cut into 15 (2 1/2 - x 3-inch) squares; serve.

Created date

August 2010

Nutritional Information

Calories 201
Fat 7 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 3 g
Polyfat 2 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 32 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 50 mg
Calcium 5 mg