Chocolate Nut Rice Crispy Treats

Isn’t making rice crispy treats a right of passage? Do we even need a recipe? It is likely that you’ve made these before without having to look at the back of the marshmallow bag or the box of cereal for the recipe. However, we hope to pique your interest in our Chocolate Nut Crispy Treats with this tiny addition to the traditional recipe with our gourmet Hazelnut Spread with Cocoa and Milk.  This recipe will remind you of the original; however, the addition of one tablespoon of cacao powder enhances both color and flavor.

Nonetheless, you will be amazed by how chocolaty and delicious these treats turn out. The beloved texture of the rice crispy treat is the same while the deep flavors of hazelnut and chocolate are highlighted in each bite. It will be challenging to keep these overnight, but if you make a double batch and have leftovers, you can experiment with adding chopped hazelnuts, extra chocolate chips, or coconut flakes to top these off for a decadent upgrade.

Once Again Hazelnut Spread with Cocoa and Milk makes it incredibly simple to add gourmet flavor to any recipe. The texture is versatile in most recipes, and it can be easily added as an ingredient or used instead of other nut butters or liquid sweeteners such as maple syrup.  Also, don’t forget about our white chocolate flavored Once Again Chocolate Nut Butter product line, which would work wonderfully in this recipe. Enjoy! Let us know if you make our Chocolate Nut Rice Crispy Treats and write a review below.

Chocolate Rice Crispy Treat
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Chocolate Nut Crispy Treats

Servings 9 pieces
Author Carolina Jantac, MS, RD, LD

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Instructions

  1. Prepare an 8x8 inch pan by coating it with butter or coconut oil, or you may also use a spray. Set it aside.
  2. Start with a small saucepan set on medium heat on your stove top.
  3. Add butter or coconut oil to marshmallow and mix until melted.
  4. Next, add Amoré Hazelnut Spread with Cocoa and Milk and mix it thoroughly. Lastly, add in the cacao powder.
  5. Pour mixture on top of brown rice cereal while mixing it. Pour mixture into the prepared pan and press it down with the back of a spatula. Let it cool for about 15 minutes before slicing into squares. Enjoy! Save leftovers in a sealed container for up to three days.

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