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Gluten Free & Vegan Rice Crispy Treats

  • Author: Erika
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 12 Squares 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Gluten Free


This EASY Gluten Free & Vegan Rice Crispy Treats Recipe can be ready to go in about 5 minutes! Plus, you can make them in fun shapes, sizes and flavors!



Optional Ingredients & Ideas:

  • Chocolate Chips
  • Nuts or Seeds
  • Nut or Seed Butter
  • Frosting
  • Decorations


  1. Grease a Square Baking Dish or Quarter Sheet Pan with Butter Alternative
  2. In a medium bowl, measure out the Rice Cereal and set-aside while you prepare the Marshmallow Mixture (see directions for Microwave & Stovetop below).
  3. Once your Marshmallow Mixture is ready, pour over Rice Cereal & begin mixing gently with your spatula until all cereal is coated evenly.  You can add any optional ingredients at this point – but be aware that chocolate chips or candies may melt while the temp is still hot.
  4. Pour the coated cereal into your prepared dish & use your spatula to to gently press mixture flat. You may want to grease your fingers or spatula to make this step less ‘sticky.’
  5. Let the mixture cool completely & ‘set-up’ so you can cut it easily.  This step takes about 10 minutes, but can be sped up by placing it in the fridge for 3-5 minutes.
  6. Use a sharp knife to cut into square or a cookie cutter for fun shapes.
  7. Decorate if desired & Enjoy!

Microwave Directions:

  1. In microwave safe bowl, melt Butter & Marshmallows for approximately 1 1/2 – 2 minutes on high. Stirring every 30 seconds with a spatula until Marshmallows are completely melted & appear ‘puffy’.  

Stovetop Directions:

  1. In medium saucepan, melt Butter & Marshmallows over Medium Heat. Stir regularly with a spatula until Marshmallows are completely melted and appear ‘puffy’.  Do not let the mixture burn.


Storage: Store in airtight container for 2-3 days or in the fridge for up to 1 week.


  • Serving Size: 1 Treat
  • Calories: 120
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 0 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg