You can legit prep these in under ten minutes. This makes for a great pre or post-workout treat, or keep these cut up in the fridge for a quick afternoon pick me up when the energy slump hits.


Coconut oil for greasing
4 cups brown rice crisps (or classic Rice Krispies)
½ cup all-natural peanut butter (or other nut butter), partially melted
½ cup brown rice syrup
3 scoops vanilla protein powder*
1 teaspoon vanilla

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  1. Grease a 9-inch by 9-inch pan with coconut oil or line it with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together melted peanut butter, brown rice syrup, protein powder and vanilla until it forms a dough consistency.
  3. Add Rice Krispies to the peanut butter mixture. Use your hands to gently fold the rice crisps into the mixture. Then, pour mixture into the pan.
  4. Using a spatula, spread mixture out evenly and press into pan so the bars are compact.
  5. Place into freezer for at least 30 minutes
  6. Before serving or storing, use a sharp knife to cut your treats into squares.