No Bake Snack Bar

Every time that I am craving for something sweet to eat I find myself searching the pantry to satisfy my cravings only to end up with eating cereal which we have plenty of. I thought to myself while eating cereal, “How can I make this cereal into something completely different?” So I searched the web for  recipes that had cereal in it, and viola snack bars are my new best friend. This is a very simple recipe that you can try with your kids incorporating their favorite cereal! Let’s begin.

Ingredients we will need:

  • Oil Spray
  • Microwave
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Spatula
  • Refrigerator
  • ¼ cup Unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup Honey
  • ¼ cup Brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups of your choice cereal (ex. Honey Nut Cheerios, Rice Krispies)
  • 1 cup of raisins
  • 1 cup of nuts of your choice (ex. peanuts, almonds) or trail mix
  • ½ cup of chocolate chips, or chocolate-covered sunflower seeds

What we need to do:

  1. Grab an 8- inch pan covered with aluminum foil (leave overhang)
  2. Combine butter, honey, brown sugar in a microwave safe mixing bowl and put in microwave to heat on high power for 1 minute to melt.
  3. Take out microwave and stir.
  4. Put in microwave again for another minute and stir.
  5. Return bowl to microwave and heat for 1 more minute on high power one last time and stir (caution bowl and mixture will be hot)
  6. Put in vanilla and mix
  7. Put in cereal of choice and mix
  8. Put in nuts of choice and mix
  9. Put in raisins and mix (optional)
  10. Stir in the vanilla using caution because mixture could bubble up.
  11. Stir in the cereal.
  12. Stir in the optional raisins (or nuts).
  13. Put mixture in pan an use spatula to smooth the top out
  14. Sprinkle chocolate chip/ Sunflower seeds with a little bit of salt
  15. Cover pan with foil
  16. Place pan in fridge overnight.
  17. Take the pan out the fridge and cut up the mixture into bars
  18. Serve and Enjoy😊