What’s not to love about Rice Krispie Treats? They’re sweet, chewy and crunchy all rolled into one. It’s hard for me to stop from eating a whole pan myself. Here is a way to make them a bit more nutritious and guilt-free.
Add 2 T of peanut butter or almond butter to the melted marshmallow mixture until it is dissolved.
Along with the crispy rice cereal, mix a combination of some or all of the following to equal 6 C: dry, uncooked oats, Cheerios, sunflower seeds, granola, crushed peanuts or almonds, a handful of mini chocolate morsels, coconut.
Stir the dry ingredients into the melted marshmallow mix until coated. Press into a greased pan and when firm, cut into squares. Enjoy. They are still a winner, with the added nutritional bonus.