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Double Peanut Breakfast Bars

Protein is all the rage right now and with good reason!  Protein helps to fuel your body and give you the extra boost you need to shed the excess weight.  These no-bake Double Peanut Breakfast Bars are just sweet enough to attack your sweet tooth and with enough protein to be considered energy bars!  Plus, since you are making them, you know exactly what are in them unless some of the store-bought, pre-packaged kind!

Yummy protein bars recipe

I like to mix things up and add in some chocolate chips occasionally – gives me my chocolate fix without adding a ton of calories!

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Double Peanut Breakfast Bars
Good for you and great tasting - these breakfast bars are a homemade alternative to the processed stuff!
Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 9
  • 1½ cups whole grain flake cereal
  • 1 cup whole grain Cheerios
  • ½ cup chopped dry-roasted peanuts
  • ½ cup dried fruit such as cranberries, raisins, chopped apricots or figs
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • ⅓ cup packed golden brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter
  1. Prepare an eight-inch square baking pan by lightly greasing it. Set this aside until you are ready to use it.
  2. Pour the different cereals into a medium bowl. Then add the peanuts and dried fruit. Stir the dry ingredients together to combine them thoroughly. In a medium saucepan, put the honey, brown sugar and peanut butter. Bring these ingredients to a boil over medium heat being sure to stir constantly.
  3. Pour the melted peanut butter mixture over the cereal and stir it until it is well coated. Press the mixture into the prepared baking dish and press it with the back of an oiled spoon to ensure it is even. Set the pan aside and allow it to cool. Cut the mixture into nine even pieces.


This recipe calls for an 8×8 baking pan and a medium mixing bowl.  Below, you will find my recommendations from Amazon – yes, as usual they are affiliate links.  That means I will make a few pennies if you purchase them. :-)

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About Kelli Miller

My husband (Ricky) of 15 years, our three wild and wonderfully different little boys, one totally spoiled little dog named Annie, and I live in a small town on the coast of Southern Alabama.


  1. yummy these look delicious. Thanks for the recipe. Thanks for linking up at Tell Me About It Tuesday. We hope you hop over and share with us again next week.

  2. A great idea to use the cheerios and we love peanuts and peanut butter in our house, although it’s sometimes difficult to take to daycare and playgroup due to allergies….damn!

  3. These look yummy!
    Thank you for stopping by the Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop this week. We hope to see you drop by our neck of the woods next week!

  4. Hi Kelli,
    I just love these Breakfast Bars, a great grab and go for busy families! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a very special week.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen
    Miz Helen´s last blog post ..Sunrise Breakfast

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