These easy Almond Bars are perfect for an on the go breakfast or snack any day! Made easily in minutes, these tasty homemade cereal bars are ready in about 25 minutes.
I love to make these nut and cereal bars because I can better keep control of the ingredients in these. You can change them up with different types of cereal, dried fruit, and nuts. They also are great as an on the go snack.
If you love the taste of almonds, be sure to try my Almond cookie recipe too!
Hello Friends! This week is flying by for me. I am getting excited that springtime is near and have been getting some flowers for my garden.
Today’s recipe is an easy one when you are looking for a tasty snack to put together quickly. I love simple recipes like this one because I can use ingredients I already have on hand. This recipe is also super cheap to make too! You will save money and have better control over things like sugar and salt by making them yourself.
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Cereal circles - I love to use Multigrain cereal, but this works with other oat cereals. I also prefer to use cereal with less sugar because then I feel the bars are too sweet, but what is great is that you can experiment with your favorite type.
Square cereal - I use Life cereal, but any other square cereal works great.
Almonds - Any nuts will work, but this one uses almonds.
Raisins - You can use just about any dried fruit as long as it is in small pieces. Cranberries or dried mango works great.
You can also use specialty organic cereal or wheat-free cereal to make these bars
Everything is mixed in a bowl.
Then poured in a pan to set.
Cut into bars and serve or store in an airtight container.
For more great recipes ideas
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- 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
- 2 cup mini marshmallows
- 2 cups round oat cereal
- 2 cups favorite square cereal
- ½ cup almonds
- ½ cup raisins
- 1. Prepare a 9" x 11" baking pan by coating the bottom and sides with butter or parchment paper.
2. Over medium heat in a saucepan, melt butter.
- 3. Add marshmallows and stir until melted.
4. Remove from heat and slowly combine the cereals and raisins.
5. Pour mixture into prepared pan and press down into the pan.
6. Let cool 15 - 20 minutes before cutting into squares. Makes about 12-15 small bars.
Double the recipe and make some for a friend. It doesn't take too much more effort and they will love you for it!
Line the baking pan with parchment paper for easy cutting into individual bars.
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