Oh My Gawd Bar! Peanut Butter & Chocolate Rice Crispies Treat Recipe


My easy, no-bake "Oh My Gawd" bars are a great post-camp/after school snack and simple enough for bigger kids to make by themselves. They are totally reminiscent of a Whatchamacallit bar! So good!

Vegan "Oh My Gawd Bars" Recipe
{No-bake, easy, gooey chewy peanut butter and chocolate rice crispies treats!}
serves about 8 (depending on size of bars)

Bars

  • 3.5 cups Rice Crispies (or use the crisped rice of your choice)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup liquid sweeter (agave, brown rice syrup, etc.)
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp of salt (optional)


Glaze

  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 TB coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • dash salt


Method

  1. Line a 9x9" or an 8x8" brownie pan with waxed or parchment paper. Tip: giving the bottom of the pan a little spray with oil helps hold the paper down.
  2. Place rice cereal in a large bowl.
  3. In a small sauce pan over low/medium heat, add brown sugar and liquid sweetner and stir constantly. Once the brown sugar has dissolved, add peanut butter, chocolate chips, vanilla and salt. Stir until chocolate has melted. Remove from heat.
  4. Pour mixture over rice cereal and stir well to combine.
  5. Press down into lined brownie pan with the back of a clean, oiled spoon. Spread to edges.
  6. For the glaze, melt chocolate chips, coconut oil, vanilla, and salt together by microwaving for one minute. Don't overdo it! The chips will continue to melt after you stir the mixture. Once combined well, drizzle over bars and spread with a spatula.
  7. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  8. For easy cutting, lift wax paper out of the brownie pan and cut into bar shapes on a cutting board. Keep unused portion refrigerated.