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cheerio cereal bars
Cereal Bar Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Chill time
1 hr
Total Time
10 mins

Cereal Bars - The best after school snack that my kids absolutely love. Made with just 3 simple ingredients and take only 10 minutes to make! These homemade cereal bars pair perfectly with a cold glass of milk! 

Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cereal bars
Servings: 16
Calories: 97 kcal
Author: Jamielyn
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 1/2 cups dry cereal
  1. Line a 8x8 inch pan with parchment paper and set aside. 

  2. Combine the peanut butter and honey in a medium size sauce pan. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.

  3. Add in the dry cereal and stir until completely coated. Then press into the lined pan. Use a piece of parchment paper to press firmly down on the bars. 

  4. Refrigerate bars for one hour, or until ready to serve.

Recipe Notes

These cereal bars are best kept chilled in the refrigerator to keep shape. 

Nutrition Facts
Cereal Bar Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 97 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Sodium 63mg 3%
Potassium 87mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Sugars 9g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 3%
Vitamin C 1.3%
Calcium 2.3%
Iron 9.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.