Healthy Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats

These Healthy Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats are made with only 6 good-for-you ingredients and come together in minutes! There are no marshmallows or corn syrup in this recipe! They are the perfect easy, no-bake, gluten & dairy-free dessert to satisfy your chocolate peanut butter cravings!
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword healthy rice crispy treat recipe, healthy rice krispy treat recipe, peanut butter rice crispy treats, peanut butter rice krispy treats, rice crispy treats no corn syrup, rice krispe treats no marshmallows
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16 squares
Calories 145.9kcal
Author Laura


Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats:

Chocolate Peanut Butter Topping:


Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Base:

  • Line an 8x8” or 9x9” square baking pan with parchment paper. Lightly grease and set aside.
  • In a large, microwave-safe bowl or on the stovetop over medium-low heat, melt together the honey and peanut butter, stirring until combined. (be very careful to not overheat).
  • Remove from heat and stir in the sea salt and vanilla extract until combined.
  • Add the crispy rice cereal to a large clean & dry mixing bowl.
  • Pour peanut butter mixture on top of the cereal and stir until completely combined.
  • Pour mixture into the prepared baking pan. Use a greased spatula to spread it until the top is even and smooth.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Topping:

  • To make the topping: melt the chocolate and peanut butter together in a small microwave-safe dish or on the stovetop over medium-low heat. Stirring until just combined.

Putting it together:

  • Pour the topping over the peanut butter rice crispy treat base, using a spatula to spread it evenly and smoothly.
  • Place treats in the refrigerator for 60 minutes (or in the freezer for a shorter chill time).
  • Remove 5-10 minutes before serving to let them warm up slightly before cutting or the chocolate will crack. Serve at room temperature!
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.



*Nutrition information is calculated for 1/16 of the recipe. 


Calories: 145.9kcal | Carbohydrates: 15.7g | Protein: 4.2g | Fat: 8.6g | Sodium: 37.4mg | Potassium: 29.7mg | Fiber: 1.7g | Sugar: 10.4g | Iron: 0.5mg