Sunflower seed butter, also known as sunflower butter, is an alternative to nut butters like peanut butter that’s super nutritious and full of healthy fat.

And when you combine it with other ingredients like honey, coconut oil and rice bubbles, it turns into a delicious snack that’s satisfying AND guilt-free.

To make this healthy sunflower seed butter recipe, simply combine the ingredients, press them into a prepared baking dish and pop it in the fridge. After 1 hour, your Sunflower Seed Butter Rice Puff Squares will be ready to serve and eat.

Don’t have sunflower seed butter? That’s okay. Any sort of nut or seed butter will work in this recipe – the choice is yours!

Healthy sunflower seed butter recipe

Here’s how you make sunflower seed butter rice puff squares :


  • 120 grams Sunflower Seed Butter
  • 160 grams Honey
  • 20 milliliters Coconut Oil
  • 10 milliliters Vanilla Extract
  • 30 grams Puffed Rice Cereal

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Line a slice tray with baking paper and set aside.

Step 2

Set up a double boiler: Fill a medium pot with an inch of water and place a smaller pot or heat-safe bowl on top ensuring the water is not touching the bottom of the smaller pot or bowl. The smaller pot or bowl should rest tightly on top of the pot and any water or steam should not be able to escape. Bring water to a boil then reduce to the lowest heat.

Step 3

Add the sunflower seed butter, honey, coconut oil, and vanilla to the smaller pot and stir until well combined and smooth. Remove the pot from the heat. Stir in the rice puffs cereal.

Step 4

Transfer to the prepared baking dish and press into an even layer.

Step 5

Refrigerate for at least an hour or until firm. Remove from the baking dish and cut into squares. Store in the fridge until ready to enjoy.


Leftovers Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to five days.

Serving Size One serving is approximately one 1.5 x 2-inch square.

No Sunflower Seed Butter Use another nut or seed butter instead.

Baking Dish An 8 x 8 baking dish was used for 15 servings.

So there you have it! A healthy sunflower seed butter recipe that’s both satisfying AND good for your health.

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