Chocolate Protein Rice Crispy Treats Recipe

Chocolate Protein Rice Crispy Treats Recipe

Ingredients: Chocolate Protein Rice Crispy Treats Recipe  

  • 10 cups (12 oz) Rice Krispies or Cocoa Krispies cereal
  • 2 scoops Ascent Chocolate Whey Protein powder
  • ⅔ cup chocolate chips
  • ⅓ cup butterscotch chips
  • 1 teaspoon flake salt, plus more for topping 
  • ¾ cup (1 ½ sticks) unsalted butter
  • 12 cups (20 oz) mini marshmallows

Directions: Chocolate Protein Rice Crispy Treats Recipe

  • Coat a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
    • Set aside.
  • Coat a large mixing bowl with cooking spray.
  • Add cereal, Ascent Chocolate Whey protein powder, chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, and salt to the bowl.
    • Stir to combine and set aside.
  • Warm a large saucepan over medium-low heat.
  • Add butter to pan.
    • Butter will melt, foam, and sizzle as brown specks appear on the bottom of the pan.
  • When the aroma of the pan is nutty and the butter is a toasty-brown color, add marshmallows and stir together until smooth. 
  • Remove from heat.
  • Pour warm butter and marshmallow mixture into cereal bowl and mix until combined.
  • Pour cereal and marshmallow mixture into prepared dish.
    • Oil your hands and press mixture into the dish until the top is a smooth, even layer.
  • Top with additional flake salt.
  • Let cool completely before cutting into 24 2-inch squares.
  • Wrap leftovers in plastic wrap.