Rice crispy treats are taken to the next level with a mixture of peanut butter, jam, and chocolate! A sweet and peanut buttery crispy rice cereal acts as the base for a rich and sweet homemade blueberry/raspberry jam. A layer of smooth chocolate is the finishing touch in these treats that are perfect for potlucks or some at-home snacking.

Chocolatey Peanut Butter Jelly Rice Crispy Treats [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Ingredients

  • 16 ounces raspberries
  • 16 ounces blackberries
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 3 cups crispy rice cereal
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup agave nectar
  • 1 cup vegan chocolate chips, melted
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Preparation

  1. Make the jam by adding the berries to a blender and pulsing into your desired consistency.
  2. Put the puréed berries into a pot on the stove over medium heat and add the cornstarch and mix well.
  3. Stir often and cook until it has thickened up. Set aside to cool.
  4. Line a 9x9-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  5. Put the peanut butter and agave nectar in a pot and melt on the stove until a liquid consistency.
  6. Mix the cereal and the melted mixture in a bowl and put into the pan. Place in refrigerator for about an hour.
  7. Once cool, add the jam on top in an even layer.
  8. Melt the chocolate, spread over the top of the jam in an even layer, and refrigerate until the chocolate is solid.
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