Bottom of the Box Cereal Bars

Bottom of the Box Cereal Bars

 Hey yall!! Week 2 of our After School Snack series!!

It’s that time of year again!  You know that when that school bell rings and your hungry kids coming piling in the door you better have a snack ready!  So we are here to give you some new ideas for yummy after school snacks!

Back to school also means early mornings groggily pouring cereal into bowls for sleepy eyed children.  Around here that means tons of boxes of cereal!  My kid wants a new cereal every week, or wants those little individual packs in which he only eats like 2 of, or they eat most of a box of cereal and no one wants that last bowl -_-  So my pantry gets full of a little of this cereal, a little of that, a tiny box of this and so on.   It drives me bonkers!

Bottom of the Box Cereal Bar cereal

So I have come up with a way to use up all those leftover little bits AND get a yummy snack out of it!

I present to you Bottom of the Box Cereal Bars!

Bottom of the Box Cereal Bars!

That’s right folks, just gather up all those mostly empty cereal boxes dump them all together, microwave some marshmallow and butter and 5 minutes later you have a delicious after school snack that is super quick to prepare, super yummy and gets rid of that leftover cereal!

Bottom of the Box Cereal Bars Yum!

Now just try to pair like cereals together for this, don’t go mixing your Fruity Pebbles with your Cinnamon Toast Crunch, might not be pretty!  Do pair your Fruity Pebbles with your Lucky Charms and Apple Jacks.

For my bars today I used Cocoa Pebbles, Frosted Flakes, Corn Pops and Reeses Puffs.  Oh my yum these were awesome!!

So don’t trash that little bit of cereal down the bottom of the bag!  Give it a new life and create these awesome Bottom of the Box Cereal Bars for your kids after school snack!

Bottom of the Box Cereal Bars
 
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Ingredients
  • 6 cups of various cereals
  • 10 oz bag marshmallows
  • 3T butter
Instructions
  1. Grease a 9x13 baking dish
  2. In a large microwave safe bowl melt the butter with the marshmallows in 30 second intervals till all melted and gooey.
  3. Immediately pour in 6 cups of your mixed cereals.
  4. Stir to coat.
  5. Pour into prepared pan.
  6. Cool and slice!

Bottom of the Box Cereal Bars

Don’t forget to head on over to Dana’s and check out her No Churn Cereal Milk Ice Cream! Yum!

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  1. avatar
    August 19, 2014

    What a great idea for the last little bits of cereal. I hate to waste stuff and we’re constantly getting to the last little bit that isn’t enough for all my kids, so it just sits there until I pull out another box of the same stuff. Found you on Share your stuff tuesday

  2. avatar
    August 21, 2014

    I had to smile…I make trail mix with all the little bits of cereal left at the bottom of the box. I will have to make cereal bars now. Thanks!

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    Katie Adams says:
    September 14, 2014

    Thanks for linking to Create Link Inspire at The Crafty Blog Stalker. You have been featured and pinned! Thank you for sharing.
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