Protein Rice Crispy Treats
These tasty protein rice crispy treats are a delicious post-workout snack when you want something a little more indulgent. Rice Crispy treats are one of those childhood favorites that everyone loves and super easy to make!
- 6 cups crispy rice cereal can use regular or brown rice crisps
- 6 cups mini marshmallows
- 6 tbsp butter I use the olive oil blend sticks
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup unflavored whey isolate protein powder
Spray a 9x13 glass baking dish with cooking spray and set aside
In a large, non-stick pot, melt butter and marshmallows on low heat, stirring constantly
When all marshmallows are melted, remove pot from the heat and immediately stir in vanilla and protein powder, stirring quickly while marshmallow mixture is warm
Stir in crispy rice cereal and press into the glass baking dish. Allow bars to cool then cut and enjoy. These bars are best eaten the same day.
Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 94mg | Potassium: 29mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 227IU | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg