Almond Crispy Rice Easter Eggs

Almond Crispy Rice Easter Eggs are a fun and healthy way to celebrate this spring holiday. They are made with whole food ingredients like crispy brown rice, almond butter, coconut oil, and maple syrup. They taste great as is, but I like to top them with a little melted chocolate and naturally coloured sprinkles. I can also assure you that Almond Crispy Rice Easter Eggs are toddler and preschooler approved. My son said “So yummy, crunch!” when he first took a bite.

Crispy Rice Easter Eggs by Jesse Lane Wellness

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Crispy Rice Easter Eggs by Jesse Lane Lee

Almond Crispy Rice Easter Eggs Recipe

gluten-free & vegan

Prep time: 10 minutes | Chill time: 2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 4 tbsp coconut oil, divided
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups brown rice crispy cereal
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp sprinkles

Directions

  1. Place almond butter, maple syrup, 2 tbsp coconut oil and vanilla in a pot over medium heat. Heat gently while whisking until smooth.
  2. Place brown crispy rice cereal in a heatproof bowl and pour almond butter mixture over top. Chill in the fridge for 10 minutes.
  3. Form into eggs with wet hands (this is key, it is very sticky!) and place on a baking sheet in the freezer for 10 minutes.
  4. In a small pot, melt chocolate chips and 1 tbsp coconut oil over low heat.
  5. Top the Almond Crispy Rice Easter Eggs with melted chocolate and sprinkles. Place in the freezer again for an hour to chill. You can enjoy them straight out of the freezer or place them in the fridge for 30 to soften.

If you don’t feel like making eggs (it is a bit of a process) you can press the mixture into an 8×8 lined baking dish and drizzle with chocolate and sprinkles.

Crispy Rice Treats by Jesse Lane Lee

 

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