Honey-Nut Cheerios Bars


These are a simple snack to make for any season. We first made these into "eggs" last Easter and now are rolling them back out as an easy addition to any lunchbox*.

Check your child's school nut policy before sending these to school. These work with any nut-butter though, so feel free to adjust to use almond, Nuttzo, or sunflower seed butter alternatives, if necessary!

honey nut Cherrios cereal bar
honey nut Cherrios cereal bar

Honey-Nut Cheerios Bars

Recipe Type




Veggies and Virtue

Prep time:

10 mins

Cook time:

5 mins

Total time:

15 mins


12-24 bars, depending on size


  • 8 cups whole-grain O's (we used half multi-grain Cheerios +half plain Cheerios)
  • 3/4 cup nut butter
  • 1/2 cup honey (ideally use local!)


  1. Measure cereal into a large bowl. Set aside.
  2. Put nut butter and honey in small saucepan and heat on medium until smooth and combined.
  3. Pour nut butter+honey mixture on cereal. Allow to cool slightly, then mix with hands or wooden spoon until cereal is fully coated.
  4. Transfer into a 9x13 baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Press down on mixture.
  5. Chill in freezer until firm. Remove from freezer and lift parchment paper. Use a large knife to cut through bars into the size desired.
  6. Enjoy immediately or keep in the refrigerator up to one week.