Rice Cake Magic Bars

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Made with just 6 simple ingredients, these Rice Cake Magic Bars whip up in just 10 minutes, featuring nut butter, rice cakes, and honey!

Introducing a delightful dessert we like to call Rice Cake Magic Bars! Combining our fondness for rice cakes, nut butter, and chocolate, these bars are sure to become a new favorite.

For all the rice cake enthusiasts out there, these Rice Cake Magic Bars are a game-changer. Think of them as a twist on our classic Scotcheroo recipe, but with the crispy rice cereal swapped out for rice cakes.

Rice Cake Magic Bars

Prep Time 10 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 9


  • 4 rice cakes lightly salted*
  • ¾ cup creamy all-natural almond butter (peanut butter or cashew butter also work)
  • ½ cup honey
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • Coarse sea salt for topping


  • Line a 9×9-inch pan with parchment paper and set it aside.
  • Crumble 4 rice cakes into a large bowl using your hands, ensuring no big chunks remain and they are similar in size. Set aside.
  • Heat the almond butter, honey, and sea salt in a saucepan over medium/low heat for 5-7 minutes or until melted together and glossy.
  • Pour the almond butter mixture over the rice cake crumbles and stir until well coated.
  • Transfer the mixture into the lined pan and firmly press it evenly down. Set aside.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the chocolate chips and coconut oil. Heat in 20-second increments, stirring after each, until melted and glossy.
  • Pour the melted chocolate mixture over the almond butter rice cakes. Spread it evenly with a spatula. Sprinkle coarse sea salt on top and transfer to the freezer for at least 15-20 minutes to set.
  • Once set, chop into squares and enjoy!


  • Any type of rice cake can be used for this recipe.
  • If you prefer, you can substitute rice crispy cereal for rice cakes. Use about 4 cups for the recipe.

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