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Blueberry Cereal Bars #BlueberryWeek

Easy marshmallow coated cereal bars with a twist- made with dried blueberries and blueberry Cheerios for intense berry flavor.
Blueberry Cereal  Bars

Blueberry Cereal  Bars

By Sue Lau | Palatable Pastime

My recipe of the day  is for  blueberry cereal bars, which I am  posting as a part of Blueberry Week with other bloggers I know.

These are a variation  of   the classic rice krispie bars,  with this version being made with  blueberry Cheerios,  blueberry jam and dried blueberries.

The Cheerios you can  pick up at nearly any  market. While dried blueberries abound,  including the ones from Ocean Spray which are blueberry flavored, the ones I used I bought at Trader Joe’s and are the smaller dried blueberries.

The smaller berries are really quite flavorful and put a gourmet touch on  these childhood favorites, making  them a  snack of choice for all ages.

Blueberry Cereal  Bars

Favorite Treats for Teens

Cereal bars are  one of  the things I wold usually make when my daughter had friends for a sleepover. The typical thing would be a couple of pizzas and several 2-liters of pop, along  with a pan of cereal bars and a handful  of movies (in case they stopped giggling long enough  to actually watch).

They enjoyed it  all  but probably not  more than I did- not wanting to put too  much effort  into  it. Nothing  wrong  with taking  it  easy  as a  hostess-mom.

Welcome to Blueberry Week!

blueberry week

All week  long I will be sharing blueberry recipes along with other blogger friends of  mine. Enjoy!

Breakfast

Drinks & Appetizers

Dinner

Dessert

 

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Blueberry Cereal  Bars

Blueberry Cereal Bars

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Blueberry, cereal bars, Cheerios
Servings: 24
Author: Sue Lau

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Blueberry Cheerios cereal
  • 10 ounces fresh marshmallows
  • 2 tablespoons blueberry jam
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 8 ounces dried wild blueberries

Instructions

  • In large saucepan melt butter and jam over low heat.
  • Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add blueberry Cheerios cereal and dried blueberries.
  • Stir until well coated.
  • Using buttered spatula or wax paper evenly press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan coated with cooking spray.
  • Cool and cut into squares.

Notes

From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com

Blueberry Cereal  Bars

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