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It’s that time of year where goodies & treats become more abundant. But you know what doesn’t become more abundant, time! Seems that the more the calendar fills with things to do, the more the demands keep piling on. So with all the bake sales, school functions & all the other commitments that happen once kids are back in school & the holiday season is upon us, I really start relying on my quick & simple no-bake recipes. With all the things to do, who has time for baking all day? I know I want to be in & out in as little time as possible without compromising flavor.

So I came up with these really easy bars that you can make in the microwave. How great is that? If you can mix, microwave & stir – then you can make these delicious Honey Almond Peanut Butter Bars that everyone will love! Let me show you how quick & easy the process is.

You only need five ingredients for these honey almond cereal bars

Here is what you need:

1- 1/2 cups peanut butter chips (10 oz. bag)
1 (14 ounce) box Kashi Go Lean Crunch Honey Almond Flax Cereal
3/4 cup corn syrup
4 tbsp butter
1-1/2 cups mini marshmallows
 
 
Combine peanut butter chips, marshmallows, and butter in a microwave safe bowl

Step 1: Combine peanut butter chips, corn syrup, butter & mini-marshmallows in a microwave safe bowl. Heat on high 2-2-1/2 minutes, stirring in between each minute until almost completely smooth.

Fold honey almond cereal into melted peanut butter mixture

Step 2: Remove from microwave & immediately add cereal. Working quickly – fold cereal into melted mixture until coated & mixed thoroughly.

Spread cereal bar mixture in a lined dish

Step 3: Transfer to parchment lined 9×13 pan & press into a flat even layer. Let sit at room temperature for 1-2 hours to firm or if you are like me & can’t wait- refrigerate 20 minutes to chill until firm.

These honey almond cereal bars are a healthy, quick breakfast or snack option

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Step 4: Once firm, cut into squares & enjoy.

 

Honey Almond Peanut Butter Bars

This super simple recipe uses items you may already have on hand to create a healthy after school snack.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Honey Almond Cereal Bars
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cooling Time 20 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Gina Kleinworth

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups peanut butter chips 10 oz bag
  • 1 14 ounce box Kashi Go Lean Crunch Honey Almond Flax Cereal
  • 3/4 cup corn syrup
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1-1/2 cups mini marshmallows

Instructions

  1. Combine peanut butter chips, corn syrup, butter & mini-marshmallows in a microwave safe bowl. Heat on high 2-2-1/2 minutes, stirring in between each minute until almost completely smooth.
  2. Remove from microwave & immediately add cereal. Working quickly - fold cereal into melted mixture until coated & mixed thoroughly.
  3. Transfer to parchment lined 9x13 pan & press into a flat even layer. Let sit at room temperature for 1-2 hours to firm or if you are like me & can't wait- refrigerate 20 minutes to chill until firm.
  4. Once firm, cut into squares & enjoy.

Honey Almond Peanut Butter Bars | 5 Ingredient Recipe | Food Made Simple | After School Treat | Easy Dessert Recipe

 

Gina, author of Kleinworth & Co, is a busy homeschoolingHoney Almond Peanut Butter Bars | 5 Ingredient Recipe | Food Made Simple | After School Treat | Easy Dessert Recipe mom to 3 great kids ages 11-17. She likes to find new ways to make life simple & streamlined on a budget. She loves to share easy DIY projects, fun crafts with the kids & a whole lot of recipes, with a few photography tips sprinkled in occasionally too.

 

 

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