Dried cherries, cashews, white chocolate, coconut flakes and multi-grain Cheerios come together to make these chewy bars that are held together with honey and egg whites. You can use any kind of cereal you like and swap out the white chocolate for any type of chocolate your heart desires. Dark chocolate would work nicely too.
This is the result of cupboards overflowing with dried fruit and nuts stock-piled for Christmas baking that went unused. And teenage nephews who leave half eaten boxes of cereal behind in their wake. I can’t stand to see them abandoned that way.
Especially when I can easily turn them into something completely different.
Something I actually like, because cereal doesn’t appeal to me much. Unless it’s Kashi Honey Sunshine. Love that stuff. And no, they didn’t pay me to say that.
These have to be healthier than packaged bars. Even with a few handfuls of white chocolate chips thrown in. For a subtle touch of sweetness.
They walk a fine line between being tart and sweet as well as chewy and crunchy with a nutty, oaty flavor. In other words, everything you could ever wish for in a cereal or snack bar.
Fruit + nuts + chocolate = one of the greatest combinations. Ever.