The squares of nutty, chocolate, crunchy goodness made me very happy. There are many variations of this dessert and I believe anyone would enjoy it. Just don’t tell them it’s from the “Forks over Knives” people!
Crispy Rice Chewies
Makes 16 squares
1 cup brown rice syrup
1/2 cup almond butter (or any nut butter)
1/2 cup chocolate chips (grain sweetened, non dairy if possible)
3 cups crispy brown rice cereal
In a large saucepan, heat rice syrup and almond butter over low heat until creamy. Stir in chocolate chips until they melt. Remove from heat and stir in rice cereal. Mix and coat evenly. Place in 8 inch square pan and press down slightly. Allow to set until firm. Cut into squares and serve.
omit chocolate chips and add 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
add 1/2 cup roasted almonds or walnuts
1/2 cup currants, raisins, or chopped apricots
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