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Chocolate Rice Crispy Treats

This Chocolate Rice Crispy Treats recipe is made with brown rice cereal, cocoa powder, coconut oil, and marshmallows. An easy no-bake dessert that is gluten-free and dairy-free!

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword dairy-free chocolate rice crispy treats
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cooling Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 16
Author Tessa Fisher

Ingredients

  • 4 cups (140g) gluten-free brown rice cereal
  • 4 tablespoons coconut oil (use refined for no flavor)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 10oz bag (about 4 + 1/3 cups) mini marshmallows
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Spray a 9X9 square baking dish with cooking spray or line with parchment paper. Place the brown rice cereal in a large mixing bowl and set aside.

  2. Place the coconut oil in a medium nonstick saucepan or Dutch oven over low heat. If you don't have a nonstick saucepan, spray pan with cooking spray.

  3. When coconut oil has melted, whisk in the cocoa powder and salt until cocoa has dissolved. Add the marshmallows and stir frequently until melted down, about 5-10 minutes. As the marshmallows start to melt, add almond milk and contiue to stir. Once melted down, remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract.

  4. Transfer marshmallow mixture to mixing bowl. Stir until all brown rice cereal has been coated. Transfer mixture to baking dish and using wax or parchment paper, press mixture into an even layer.

  5. Allow to cool completely. Slice into bars.