This recipe is copied from the Hungry Curious blog, which is a great place to visit for more recipe ideas. I’m recopying it here because you have to click around a bit on their site to put the recipe together so I’d like to have it in one place. I made a batch last week and it turned out amazingly good! I actually think it’s easier to make than regular rice crispy treats because without the marshmallow it’s not as sticky/messy. And I think it tastes even better than regular rice crispy treats too!
Salted Caramel Rice Crispy Treats (Dairy/Soy Free)
8-12 bars or cups
1/3 cup unsalted almond butter
1/3 cup maple syrup
1 tbsp coconut oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
Slightly rounded 1/4 tsp sea salt
2 cups rice crispy cereal
Whisk together all ingredients except rice crispies in a pan over medium heat until everything is fully combined and the edges start to bubble. Continue to whisk over heat for an additional 2-4 minutes, then stir in rice crispies until cereal is evenly coated. Press mixture into a square pan and cut into bars, or form into cups using a cupcake tin.