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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cereal Bars

If you love peanut butter and chocolate, these peanut butter cereal bars are for you! These yummy bars are so easy to make that the kiddos can help.

 

A yummy Chocolate Peanut Butter cereal bar breakfast on the go or after school snack, your kids are going to love this kid friendly recipe.

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Crunchy and sweet, these homemade cereal bars are perfect for any time of the day. When you’re needing that extra crunch, grabbing one of these is always a great option!

For another amazing homemade breakfast, try our Cranberry Cereal Bars!

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PEANUT BUTTER CEREAL BARS

Ingredients to make cereal bars:

  • 3 cups Honey Os cereal
  • 1 cup rice crisps cereal
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup chopped peanuts
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter

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How to make cereal bars:

Line baking pan with parchment or grease with butter

In a large bowl mix all dry ingredients together; cereals, peanuts, and chocolate chips.

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In a sauce pan melt honey, peanut butter and marshmallows. Stirring until melted in a med-low heat.

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Once melted remove from heat and pour slowly into cereal mix. Stir until everything is coated. Pour sticky mixture into prepared pan and press down.

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Let this cool for a few hours to set. The longer you let it set the firmer it will be for cutting.

Once set cut into squares or rectangle bars and enjoy!

FAQS ABOUT PEANUT BUTTER CEREAL BARS:

Q: Will the cereal lose its crunch quickly?

A: To be the freshest possible, it’s always advised to store these in an airtight container to keep them crunchy for as long as possible.

Q: Can you use a different type of cereal other than Cheerios?

A: Absolutely. You can substitute for any cereal that you’d like.

Q: Does crunchy peanut butter work well with this cereal bar recipe?

A: Yes. You may want to consider cutting down on the peanuts if you use crunchy peanut butter, but it’s entirely up to you.

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PEANUT BUTTER CEREAL BARS

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If you love peanut butter and chocolate this is the snack for you. These yummy bars are so easy to make the kiddos can help. They’re crunchy and chewy and just a delicious after school or anytime treat. The hardest part is waiting for them to set! Have fun and enjoy.
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Recipe type: Snacks
Serves: 12-16
Ingredients:
  • 3 cups Honey Os cereal
  • 1 cup rice crisps cereal
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup marshmallows
  • ½ cup chopped peanuts
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
Directions:
  1. Line baking pan with parchment or grease with butter
  2. In a large bowl mix all dry ingredients together; cereals, peanuts and chocolate chips.
  3. In a sauce pan melt honey, peanut butter and marshmallows.
  4. Stirring consistently in a med-low heat.
  5. Once melted remove from heat and pour slowly into cereal mix.
  6. Stir until everything is coated.
  7. Pour sticky mixture into prepared pan and press down.
  8. Let this cool for a few hours to set.
  9. Once set cut into squares or rectangle bars and enjoy!

A yummy Chocolate Peanut Butter cereal bar breakfast on the go or after school snack, your kids are going to love this kid friendly recipe.

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Crystal

Thursday 3rd of November 2016

Mmm you've got my favorite flavors. The mornings are rough here, so having things pre made to grab and go are so helpful.

susan

Thursday 3rd of November 2016

For me there is nothing better than the combination of chocolate and peanut butter! And the addition of the cereal, this looks amazing, I would love to try this.

Kristi

Thursday 3rd of November 2016

My perfect combination... I LOVE peanut butter and chocolate and then with cereal... sounds delicious! Will be pinning this one.

Lindsey G.

Wednesday 2nd of November 2016

These look SO DELISH! I love having snacks like this on hand, but never know what's actually in those snack bars. I am so making these!

Mel

Wednesday 2nd of November 2016

This looks like such a great recipe to try. I think these chocolate peanut butter cereal bars would make a great quick snack!

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