Homemade Cereal Bars

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by winter rowand

This morning my son and I argued over whether he was having egg, cereal or marshmallows for breakfast LOL. So I prepped the pan with butter to make the eggs. My newborn started to cry so I went to go get her. By the time I was back my DS had put 1/2 of a bag of marshmallows in the buttered pan. Instead of getting mad, I just laughed. He really wanted marshmallows for breakfast I guess. So this is what I came up with to compromise the whole ordeal (I'll remember next time to put the marshmallows on the top shelf though :) ).

Top Review by Siena R.

Instead of mocha, I used a couple teaspoons of hot chocolate powder, which was very good. But the problem about this recipe is that I used the exact amount of everything, but instead of adding 12 oz. of cereal, I had to use 3 oz. because there simply wasn't enough marshmallow sauce to coat all of the cereal told to use. I like the taste of it, but I'd have to modify the recipe a lot in the future.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt the butter in a sauce pan on med heat. While it is melting, be sure to coat the side of the pan with the butter (it makes for easier clean up).
  2. Next dump the marshmallows in the pan, constantly stirring until they are half way melted. Then mix in vanilla and instant mocha mix. Continue stirring until it forms a marshmallow sauce.
  3. Turn heat down to low and dump in the cereal. Mix very well making sure to coat all pieces of cereal.
  4. Spray a 9x13-inch pan with nonstick spray and dump mixture in to pan.
  5. Take a piece of foil or wax paper and spray it with nonstick spray and push cereal down as tightly and flat as you can.
  6. Let set 20 minutes, then cut and enjoy.

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