Nutty Buddy Honey Rice

This warm, gooey and delicious Nutty Buddy Honey Rice is made with sweet honey, crunchy peanut butter, chocolate, nuts and Minute® Brown Rice Cups.

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Nutty Buddy Honey Rice

Cooking time PREP TIME 2 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 2 mins
Servings SERVES 2
Ready in TOTAL TIME 4 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 2 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 2 mins
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  • 2 cups Minute®Brown Rice Cups
  • 2 tbsp semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp chunky peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp chopped nuts (optional)


  • This 5-ingredient Nutty Buddy Honey Rice is a simple and delicious dessert to make when you’re craving something sweet. Check your pantry, you may already have all of the ingredients you need to whip this up on hand!

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Combine chocolate chips, honey, peanut butter and nuts, if using, together in a small bowl.

    Step 3

  • Stir in hot rice. Serve warm.

    Recipe Tips

    Try this recipe with butterscotch chips, mint chips or your favorite flavored morsels.

Microwavable Gooey Goodness

Keep a few cups of Minute® Rice Cups handy, and when your sweet tooth strikes, you can toss this delicious dessert together in a matter of minutes! Not to mention, since it’s made with Minute® Brown Rice Cups, you’re getting a tasty dose of whole grains while you enjoy your sweet treat.

This gooey chocolate delight is microwavable in minutes, so it’s great for the office or in the evening when you want to cozy up on the couch after a long day. Each perfectly portioned rice cup also makes portion control that much easier. Enjoy this recipe? You may also want to try our microwavable Easy Rice Pudding recipe, made with just 4 ingredients.

Need something savory to balance out all of these sweet treats? Try this Microwave Egg Fried Rice. If you are looking for a vegetarian option, try our Rice-Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan.

Organic Recipe Alternative

Hold up! If you want to make this dish organic, simply use our Minute® Organic Brown Rice Cups. Mixed with organic peanut butter, organic chopped nuts and, of course, organic dark chocolate, it’s an easy organic swap for our regular brown rice. 

Dessert Add-Ins

The mix-in options here are infinite, so opt for your faves. You can use white or dark chocolate chips, pieces of your favorite candy bar, any type of nut, smooth peanut butter or any nut butter. You could even serve this treat warm with a scoop of ice cream on the side!

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