Chocolate tahini treat on a plate

Crispy Rice Chocolate Tahini Treats

If chocolate makes your heart melt, then these decadent crispy rice chocolate tahini treats will turn it to mush!

These are similar to ooey-gooey marshmallow treats, but with a healthier twist. These crispy rice chocolate tahini treats recipe is made with brown rice cereal, sesame butter, and sweetened with maple syrup for an all-natural treat that can't be beat.

Plus, it's allergen-friendly and naturally gluten-free! Skip the marshmallows and refined grains, and instead feel confident about your dessert choices. Its tahini content transforms these treats into an ultra-satisfying snack or guilt-free dessert.

Reap the benefits of nutrient-filled foods that your tastebuds will love, one flavor-filled bite at a time.

Makes 12 servings
Serving Size: 1 square
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 60 minutes

Ingredients for crispy rice chocolate tahini treats

  • 3 cups brown rice cereal
  • ¼ cup cocoa nibs
  • ½ cup tahini (sesame butter)
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp plant-based butter

Directions for crispy rice chocolate tahini treats

  1. In a large bowl, combine brown rice cereal, cocoa nibs, cinnamon, and salt.
  2. Mix until fully incorporated.
  3. In a small bowl, soften butter.
  4. Add tahini, maple syrup, and vanilla extract. Mix until combined.
  5. Pour liquid mixture into cereal.
  6. Work mixture until the cereal is evenly coated. In a parchment-lined square pan or glass dish, add cereal mixture.
  7. With an extra sheet of parchment paper, cover the cereal mixture and press firmly until tightly packed.
  8. Place in the fridge to chill for one hour.
  9. Remove from pan or dish. Cut into squares. Enjoy!

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 134
  • carbohydrate: 15g
  • fat: 10g
  • fiber: 2g
  • potassium: 89mg
  • protein: 3g
  • sodium: 250mg
  • sugar: 5g
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