Cacao Crispies
Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: Vegan / healthy
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Serves: 15
Here’s a super-simple snack that will please kids of all ages! These chocolatey crispy rice balls make a perfect snack for evening or after school.
  • 2 cups brown rice cereal
  • ⅓ cup brown rice syrup
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • ⅓ cup almond butter (or any nut/seed butter)
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon sea salt
1/3 cup cacao powder
  1. Heat brown rice syrup, coconut oil, nut butter, salt, and cacao powder in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Whisk together until melted and well combined, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Add brown rice cereal and mix with spatula until the cereal is completely coated.
  4. Use a 1½ tablespoon measuring spoon to scoop out the mixture and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  5. Refrigerate to cool and set for about 5 minutes.
  6. Flatten each mound or use hands to roll into balls or form into desired shapes.
  7. Return to fridge of another 30 minutes to fully set.
Recipe by VegKitchen at