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healthier chocolate rice krispie nests

Healthier chocolate rice krispie nests

Mandy Mazliah
A quick and easy recipe for healthier chocolate rice krispie nests without golden syrup. A fun recipe to make with the kids for Easter or at any time of year. Gluten free and can easily be dairy free and vegan.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Chilling time 30 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine International
Servings 15


  • 200 g dark chocolate
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup or honey
  • 2 tbsp butter or dairy free spread
  • 75 g puffed brown rice
  • 50 g raisins and cranberries or other dried fruits
  • 1 tbsp hemp hearts optional


  • Place 15 fairy cake cases on a board or plate.
  • Melt the dark chocolate in a bain marie (in a heatproof bowl over a pan of boiling water) or in the microwave.
  • When it's almost melted add the maple syrup and butter and continue heating until combined. Try not to stir too much.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the puffed rice, dried fruit and hemp hearts if using. Mix until everything is coated with chocolate.
  • Spoon the mixture into the fairy cake cases, pressing down with the back of a teaspoon.
  • If you are making these into nests make a well in the centre and push the rice mixture to the sides.
  • Allow to set in the fridge for 30 minutes
  • Decorate with chocolate eggs, marshmallows or chicks as you wish.
  • Store in the fridge.
  • Enjoy!
Keyword rice krispie nests
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