• Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cool time: minimum 30 minutes
  • Makes: approx. 10 squares

Gluten-free health foods can be so boring! Take a break from the mundane. Whether you’re snacking on the go or preparing a fun midday treat for the kids, these gluten-free Cereal Bars (more commonly known as ‘Rice Krispies’) will put a smile on the face of anyone, particularly those following a gluten-free diet.

Easily adjust the gluten-free cereal according to your tastes! Chocolate lover? Gluten-free chocolate rice puffs make the perfect add-in. Love the traditional version? Gluten-free rice puffs turn this classic treat into a gluten-free staple.

Make these delicious travel-sized bars for your next birthday party or get together. The best part? Anyone can enjoy them!

  • Vegan? Swap out the butter with a plant-based alternative (E.g., Nuttalex) and make sure to pick up gelatine- and carmine-free marshmallows.
  • For a fun add-in, choose your favourite sprinkles, gluten-free chocolate, lollies, or pop rocks and simply press them into the top of the mixture before refrigerating.
  • Cooking in a shared space? Remember the steps to avoiding cross-contamination
  • Making these for your next party? Despite following every measure, cross-contamination can strike at the best of times. Don’t risk it. Pack your GluteGuard for an added layer of protection.
A batch of fresh gluten-free cereal bars from the oven.



  1. Grease a 13 x 9-inch cake pan with cooking oil. Set aside.
  2. Choose your cooking method:

Stovetop: Melt butter over low heat in a medium saucepan. Once melted, add marshmallows. Stir constantly until completely melted. Remove from the heat.

Microwave: Heat butter and marshmallows in a microwave-safe bowl on HIGH for 3 minutes (stir after 2 minutes). Melt completely. Stir until smooth.

  1. Immediately add all your chosen gluten-free cereal. Stir together until completely coated.
  2. Press the mixture evenly into your cake pan. Refrigerate until set. To serve, cut into even squares. Enjoy!

What is your favourite nostalgic gluten-free treat? Check out our other great recipes here and below!