Toddler Meal: Healthy Brown Rice Crispy Treats

Cynthia Dermody

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Here's the perfect after-school snack -- high in protein, low on artificial sugars and sweeteners: Brown Rice Crispy Treats from Weelicious. The ones you buy are often loaded with high fructose corn syrup and other stuff you'd probably prefer your tot not have.

You can watch the video for making Brown Rice Crispy Treats, or I've written down the recipe after the jump ...

Brown Rice Crispy Treats (from Weelicious)

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 5 minutes

You'll need:

3 cups of brown rice crisp cereal

1/3 cup almond butter

1/3 cup peanut butter

2/3 cup rice syrup (in gourmet shops or order online from amazon for $6)

Make it:

1. Combine two butters and rice syrup in pot; bring to a boil and mix till hot and creamy.

2. Pour into a bowl.

3. Add rice crispies to the mixture; stir until all crispies are coated.

4. Press mixture into a greased 8x8 baking pan; let sit and cool for 5 minutes.

5. Slice and serve!


Check back next Thursday for another great recipe. Got a favorite toddler friendly meal or snack of your own to share with other idea-strapped mamas? Let me know about it and I may feature it here.

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Whatever's-in-the-Fridge Smoothies

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Turkey Burgers with Sneaky Veggies

Red Noodles from the Hillbilly Housewife

Confetti Potatoes

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Alex Guarnaschelli's Homemade Granola

Happy Face Baked Pancakes

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Fruit Salsa With Cinnamon Crisps

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Parmesan Risotto

Chicken Sausages

Barbecue Cups

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Cinnamon Raisin Roll-Ups

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