Sun halo near Orondo, WA over Memorial Day Weekend. Photo by Stephanie Campbell.
Brown Rice Crispy Treats
By Todd Johnson
DirectionsHeat oil in a large pot. Add rice syrup and almond butter. Stir and heat until bubbles form. Turn off heat and add vanilla. Add cereal and mix well. You can also add 1/2 cup peanuts, raisins, chocolate chips or chopped almonds here. Press into a 9x13" pan. With slightly wet hands, press mixture flat. Let set at room temperature. Slice into squares. Serves 12.
Recipe from Cynthia Lair, author "Feeding the Whole Family"
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