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Julie’s Crispy Rice Squares

Recipe from Season 2, Episode 2 of Healthy Gourmet.


  • 1 cup rice syrup

  • 1/2 cup hazelnut butter

  • 1/2 cup tahini

  • 1/4 tsp sea salt

  • 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract

  • 4 cups crispy brown rice cereal

  • 2/3 cup raw or roasted hazelnuts, chopped

  • 1/4 cup protein powder (optional)

  • 1/2 cup hemp seeds (optional)

  • 1 tsp cinnamon (optional)


  • 1.

    In a saucepan over low heat, combine rice syrup, tahini and hazelnut butter until softened. Remove from heat.

  • 2.

    Add sea salt and vanilla.

  • 3.

    Fold in cereal, hazelnuts and optional ingredients, stirring until well mixed. Press into a lightly oiled 8 x 16 inch (18 x 32 cm) pan.

  • 4.

    Slice into squares and chill in refrigerator for 1 hour. Store in fridge or freezer to avoid squares from crumbling.


Calories: 267
Total Fat: 13.2g
Sodium: 71mg
Total Carbohydrates: 30.4g
Dietary Fibre: 2.4g
Protein: 7.0g

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i added 1 cup of natural peanut butter also ...b4 adding had funny aftertaste i thought