These Easy Monster Cereal Bars with Cheerios are an easy and delicious snack – perfect for those hungry after school bellies!
Easy Monster Cereal Bars
- 2 cups Apple Cinnamon Cheerios
- 2 cups Multi Grain Cheerios
- 1 cup peanuts
- 1 cup pretzel sticks coarsely broken
- 1/2 cup mini chocolate candies
- 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/3 cup agave syrup
- 1 tbsp butter
Spray sides and bottom of 8-inch square pan with cooking spray.
In large bowl, mix cereal, peanuts, chocolate candies and pretzels; set aside.
In large microwavable bowl, microwave brown sugar, agave syrup and butter uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until mixture is boiling.
Microwave an additional 1 minute allowing mixture to boil and thicken slightly.
Let stand 3 minutes to cool slightly.
Pour over cereal mixture in bowl; stir until evenly coated. Using buttered back of spoon, press mixture very firmly in pan. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until firm enough to cut.
For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store covered at room temperature up to 1 week.