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These Easy Monster Cereal Bars with Cheerios are an easy and delicious snack - perfect for those hungry after school bellies!

Easy Monster Cereal Bars

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Author Kimberly Sneed


  • 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


  1. Spray sides and bottom of 8-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, mix cereal, peanuts, chocolate candies and pretzels; set aside.
  3. 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.
  4. Microwave an additional 1 minute allowing mixture to boil and thicken slightly.
  5. Let stand 3 minutes to cool slightly.
  6. 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.
  7. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store covered at room temperature up to 1 week.