Vegan Rice Cereal Treats

This vegan recipe leaves out the marshmallow but not the nostalgic flavor of rice cereal treats! Sweetened with maple syrup, these treats are refined sugar free and definitely a fan favorite.






Health Benefit:

Brown rice is a source of whole grains and provides our body with energy. Maple syrup is a natural sweetener that contains antioxidants that fight disease. Nut and seed butter is a great source of healthy fats to promote brain health.



  • Small bowl
  • Baking pan
  • Spatula

3 cups brown rice cereal

⅓ cup nut or seed butter, no-sugar-added

⅓ cup maple syrup 

Pinch of sea salt (optional)




Feel free to make this recipe your own based on what you like or what you already have. You can use any nut or seed butter and even any type of cereal. 

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Line a square baking pan with parchment paper


Step 2

In a small bowl, combine nut or seed butter and maple syrup; Heat in 20-second intervals to thin, mixing in between rounds; Repeat 4-6 times


Step 3

Add brown rice cereal to the mixture; Fold until well combined

Step 4

Pour and pack into pan; Smooth over the top with a spatula

Step 5

Chill in the freezer for one hour; Remove and slice into even squares; Enjoy!