No Bake Cereal Bars


This is a great recipe for kids! It's easy to make and you don't have to bake it. This is always a hit at potlucks and family get-togethers. Very colorful! My mom made this growing up, and I have seen different variations in cook books. Enjoy!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
24 bars


  • 4 cups toasted oat cereal

  • 2 cups crispy rice cereal

  • 2 cups dry-roasted peanuts

  • 2 cups candy-coated milk chocolate pieces

  • 1 cup light corn syrup

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 ½ cups creamy peanut butter

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. In a large bowl, toss together the toasted oat cereal, rice cereal, peanuts and chocolate pieces; set aside. Grease a 10x15 inch jellyroll pan.

  2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, stir together the corn syrup and sugar. Bring the mixture to a boil and cook until sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat and quickly stir into the peanut butter and vanilla. Pour the mixture into the bowl with the cereal mixture and mix well. Press into the prepared pan. Let stand until set. Cut into bars and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

350 Calories
18g Fat
43g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 350
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 145mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 54mg 4%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 264mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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