Easy and delicious homemade cereal bar which has only 5 ingredients is a great option for a quick and filling breakfast or an after school snack that kids will love!
Cereal bars are always a go-to option for a quick and filling snack, in our family. We keep our homes, bags and cars stocked up with them always. Whether I am in a hurry to leave the house in the morning or to go pick up my kiddo from day care in the evening or we are just quickly stepping out for something as a family, this cereal bar takes care of that last minute hunger that creeps up on you when you least expect it.
Now that V is growing up, he is mostly hungry when he gets back home from day care. He has an after noon snack there but it still leaves him a little hungry a few hours after. The usual crackers or just fruits is not cutting it these days and I have seen that it is best to give him something that fills him up, so he doesn’t keep eating something for the few hours that he is home before dinner. That spoils his appetite for dinner. Whenever I am conscious of it and make a good filling snack for him, he eats that and goes on about his usual thing of playing or coloring till dinner time comes.
Whenever I make these, they disappear in no time. V has it for his evening snack and demands that he wants it for his breakfast the next morning. This along with a glass of milk keep him going till lunchtime at school.
I made this 5 Ingredient Peanut Butter Chocolate Chips Cereal Bar with Peanut Butter, Honey, Chocolate Chips, Flax Meal and Honey Bunches of Oats® cereal. Our favorite from the entire range of Honey Bunches of Oats® cereal is the original Honey Bunches of Oats Honey Roasted Cereal – it is a wonderfully delicious combination of crispy flakes and crunchy oat clusters with a touch of honey and that is what I have used in this cereal bar. There are also several other flavors like Honey Bunches of Oats® with Almonds, Honey Bunches of Oats® with Real Strawberries and their Whole Grain line of cereal – check out the different flavors and let us know what your favorite one is.
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These are the 5 ingredients for this cereal bar.
- Peanut Butter
- Chocolate Chips
- Honey Bunches of Oats® cereal
- Flax Meal
First warm up the peanut butter and honey over medium low flame, till the peanut butter becomes a little gooey.
Add the flax meal, chocolate chips and Honey Bunches of Oats® cereal to it.
Mix well, and pour into a pan lined with parchment paper. Press it in well and top with some raisins, if you need. Refrigerate or freeze for 30 – 45 minutes and cut them up into small bars. Store in the refrigerator for up to a week to 10 days.
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- ½ cup peanut butter, creamy
- ¼ cup chocolate chips
- 1 cup Honey Bunches of Oats cereal
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 2 tablespoon flax meal
- raisins, optional
- Add the peanut butter and honey to a non stick sauce pan and stir over medium low heat, till it loosens up.
- Remove from heat and stir in the chocolate chips, flax meal and Honey Bunches of Oats cereal.
- Line a pan with parchment paper and pour this mixture into it. Pat and press well to compact. Top with raisins, if needed.
- Freeze or chill in refrigerator for 30-45 mins. Remove parchment paper from the pan and cut up the frozen mixture into bars. Serve immediately or store in a zipper lock bag or an airtight container in the freezer or refrigerator for up a week to 10 days.