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Honey nut cereal bars cut up on a board with parchment paper under
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Honey Nut Cereal Bars

Quick and easy to make these delicious honey nut cereal bars are a great tasty treat to have on hand. No bake and made with simple ingredients.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chilling Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12 bars
Calories 173kcal
Author Yumna Jawad


  • 4 cups Cheerios cereal
  • ½ cup roasted unsalted cashews roughly chopped
  • ½ cup roasted unsalted almonds roughly chopped
  • ½ cup honey
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  • Grease and line an 8” x 8” baking pan with 2 sheets of parchment – crossed so they cover up all side of the pan.
  • In a heavy bottomed saucepan, combine honey, coconut oil, and spices.
  • Bring to a boil over med-low heat. Add lemon juice and stir to blend. Keep at a low boil for 4 minutes without stirring. Then remove from heat and allow bubbling to settle.
  • Combine Cheerios and nuts in a large bowl.
  • Pour over the honey mixture. Stir to combine everything so all of the Cheerios are well coated.
  • Scrape mixture into prepared pan. Press down gently with the spatula to compress any air space out of the mixture. You can also place another piece of parchment on top and press down firmly to compress everything.
  • Chill bars in the freezer for at least 30 minutes before cutting into 10-12 bars.



Storage: Store at room temperature for up to 7 days or in freezer for up to 2 months. You may want to wrap them in a bit of parchment paper before putting them in a container so that they don’t stick together.
Substitutes: For best results, follow the recipe as is. However here are some common substitutes that would work well in this recipe.
  • Instead of coconut oil, you can use butter.
  • Instead of honey, you can use maple syrup, but the honey adheres better.
Nutritional Data: The information below is an automated estimate for the recipe. It could vary based on cooking methods and ingredients used.


Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 90mg | Potassium: 130mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 231IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 3mg