Healthy-ish Chocolate Cheerios Breakfast Bars

easy no-bake cheerios breakfast bars

Here is my simple, easy, no-bake cheerios breakfast bars made with plain cheerios, almonds, almond butter, cranberries, maple syrup and chocolate chips. Great for on the go breakfast or healthy snack.

easy no-bake cheerios breakfast bars



I love a good breakfast bar.

They’re amazing on-the-go breakfast on busy weekday mornings.

Or a snack anytime.

What I really love about this Cheerios breakfast bars is that they need to be stored in the freezer and eaten frozen. Mmm…crunchy.

How perfect is that? Always ready to go.

And these are super easy to make –

  • Melt together almond butter (may sub peanut butter), maple syrup and chocolate chips in the microwave.

  • Stir with plain Cheerios, sliced almonds and dried cranberries.

  • Transfer to pan, freeze, slice and store or eat.

easy no-bake cheerios breakfast bars

easy no-bake cheerios breakfast bars



I love on-the-go breakfasts stocked in the freezer like Banana nut pancake cupspumpkin streusel pancake cups

Amazon links for the products used 

loaf pan

8×8 square baking pan

almond butter

semi sweet chocolate chips

Plain cheerios

sliced almonds

dried cranberries

parchment paper

 

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Healthy-ish Chocolate Cheerios Breakfast Bars

Here is my simple, easy, no-bake cheerio breakfast bars made with plain cheerios, almonds, almond butter, cranberries, maple syrup and chocolate chips. Great for on the go breakfast or healthy snack. 

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 6 bars
Author Maria Doss

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup almond butter (or use peanut butter)
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups plain Cheerios
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries

Instructions

  1. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper (make sure that the parchment comes up the sides at least to about an inch) and set aside. 

  2. Into a large microwavable bowl, add almond butter, maple syrup and chocolate chips. 

  3. Microwave on high for about 45 seconds, until mixture gets hot. Remove bowl from microwave, stir well with a spatula until it gets very smooth and well combined.  

  4. Stir in remaining ingredients (cheerios, sliced almonds and cranberries), until thoroghly combined. Transfer mixture to the prepared loaf pan. Using greased hand or a greased flat spatula or a piece of parchment paper, press mixture very well, until even and well packed. 

  5. Place pan in the freezer for at least 2 hours, until frozen solid.

  6. To cut bars, lift the parchment out of the pan using the sides ( or just turn pan upside down and tap onto a cutting board). Using a sharp knife, cut into 6 bars (or squares if preferred). 

  7. Store bars in the freezer. Eat frozen. 

Recipe Notes

Double recipe can be made in a 8x8 square baking pan (increase microwave timing to one minute). 

Bars can be frozen for up to 2 months. 

Use peanut butter instead of almond butter. 

 

 

If you’ll love this recipe or make it yourselves, please let me know. Leave a comment or tag #kitchenathoskins on Instagram. I’d love to see your creation!

 

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