Mix-and-Match Cereal Treats
Choose Your Cereal
Use 7 cups total (pick 1 or 2 types).
- Crispy rice cereal (regular or chocolate)
- Corn or rice squares
- Toasted oat cereal (regular or chocolate)
- Graham cereal
- Chocolate puffs
Make the Base
Line a 9-inch square baking dish with nonstick foil. Melt 6 tablespoons unsalted butter or coconut oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add one 10-ounce bag mini or regular marshmallows and stir until melted, then stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla. Stir in 1/2 cup nut butter, if desired. Remove from the heat and stir in the cereal.
Stir in up to 1 1/2 cups total (pick up to 3 types).
- Nuts, roughly chopped
- Freeze-dried fruit, chopped if large
- Dried fruit, chopped if large
- Yogurt-covered raisins
- Sweetened shredded coconut, toasted
- Mini marshmallows
- Chocolate chips
- White chocolate chips
- Peanut butter chips
- Butterscotch chips
- Toffee bits
- Candy-coated chocolates
- Sprinkles (up to 1/4 cup)
Form the Bars
Press the cereal mixture into the prepared pan using a rubber spatula or lightly buttered hands. Let cool, then lift out of the pan using the foil, and slice.
Pictured above: Crispy Rice Cereal + Mini Marshmallows + Sprinkles
Photograph by Levi Brown