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No Bake Cereal Bars

The perfect combo of chewy and crunchy. These squares hold together well so they’re portable and make a delicious, healthy whole-grain snack!
Prep Time15 minutes
Chill Time30 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Breakfast/Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cereal bars
Servings: 16


  • 1 ½ cups Cheerios
  • ½ cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • ¼ cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries or goji berries
  • ¼ cup pepitas aka pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ Tablespoon chia seeds
  • ½ cup natural creamy almond butter
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  • Line a square baking dish with parchment paper.
  • Place Cheerios, oats, coconut flakes, dried cranberries, pepitas, sunflower seeds and chia seeds in a large bowl. Toss to combine.
    Cereal, dried cranberries, seeds and coconut in a glass mixing bowl.
  • In a small saucepan, heat almond butter and honey over low-medium heat, stirring frequently until the mixture is completely smooth. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla and sea salt.
  • Pour over the cereal mixture and gently toss to coat everything.
    Cereal bar mixture in a mixing bowl with a spoon.
  • Pour into lined pan and press mixture down firmly with a spatula or your hands.
    Cereal bars in a square dish.
  • Place bars in the freezer for about 30 minutes to setup. Remove from freezer, cut into bars or squares and serve.
  • Store leftover bars in a sealed container in the refrigerator. They should last about 1 week.



  • Mix-ins: Feel free to customize these bars by changing up the mix-ins. You can easily swap the cranberries for another dried fruit like raisins and the seeds can easily be swapped too!


Serving: 1bar | Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 71mg | Potassium: 110mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g