Sweet & Salty Cereal Bars

November 26, 2018 By:
Tagged: On the Menu On the Menu. Kid Friendly Kid Friendly. Breakfast Cereals Breakfast Cereals. Vegetarian Vegetarian. Sugar Sugar. Vanilla Vanilla. Easy Desserts Easy Desserts. Peanuts Peanuts. Butter Butter. Peanut Butter Peanut Butter. Peanut Butter Peanut Butter. Chocolate Candy Chocolate Candy. Peanuts Peanuts. Snacks Snacks. Kids Snacks Kids Snacks. Dessert Bars Dessert Bars. Affordable Affordable.
15 minutes
5 minutes
Makes 32 bars
Feed a crowd with these sweet and salty cereal treats! Not only are they fun, they are under $10, and packed with flavor, too. Enjoy!


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  1. In a very large bowl, combine the Cheerios, the Crispix, the Rice Krispies, the peanuts, and the M&Ms. Mix thoroughly.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine the corn syrup, butter, white sugar, brown sugar, and peanut butter.
  3. Bring to a boil and cook for several minutes, stirring continuously for 3 to 5 minutes. Add the vanilla.
  4. Pour the sugar/syrup mixture over the cereal mix, and mix well. This takes a while.
  5. Spoon the mixture over a greased 15x10 baking sheet and press it flat with a piece of aluminum foil.
  6. Sprinkle lightly with coarse sea salt and allow to thoroughly cool.
  7. When it's completely cool, cut into bars.