Peanut butter and honey add an interesting new element to this slightly healthier twist on traditional rice cereal bars.

Nutritional Information

Serves: 9

Serving Size: 1 bar (not including chocolate chips)

  • Calories: 187
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Total Fat: 7g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 30g


  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 cups brown rice cereal
  • Sugar-free or regular chocolate chips (optional)

How To Make It

  1. Line an 8×8-inch pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a small saucepan over medium heat, gently bring the honey to a boil for 1 minute.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the peanut butter, salt, and vanilla. Mix thoroughly until smooth.
  4. Place the cereal in a separate bowl. Pour the peanut butter mixture over the top and stir until the cereal is well coated.
  5. Using a buttered spatula or a spoon, evenly press mixture into the prepared pan.
  6. Allow the bars to completely cool before cutting into 9 equal squares.

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