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Chocolate Protein Crispy Treats

crispy protein treats
Mike Garten
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Yields: 8 servings
Prep Time: 0 hours 10 mins
Total Time: 0 hours 40 mins
Ingredients
3 c.

puffed rice cereal (whole grain or gluten free if desired)

2 1/2 tsp.

pure vanilla extract

1/2 tsp.

salt

2/3 c.

nut butter of choice

1/2 c.

honey or agave

1/4 c.

chocolate protein powder

Melted chocolate

Freeze-dried strawberries

Directions
  1. Mix the nut butter, sweetener, vanilla, protein powder, and salt until smooth. Gently heat, then pour over the cereal and stir very well, making sure to coat all of it. 
  2. Form into balls or line a pan with wax paper and spread the mixture evenly into the pan.
  3. Place a sheet of wax paper on top, then press down as firmly as you can. Really press it down! 
  4. Freeze for at least a half hour before slicing.
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