9 Out-of-the-Bowl Cereal Bars
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Cereal bars can serve various purposes — whether you’re a busy parent on the go, a career woman with a demanding schedule, or an effortless entertainer, quick and easy recipes are your best friend.
A late start can squander the time you scheduled to prepare a delicious breakfast for your children. Since kids love a boost of sugar for their first bite of the day, the Captain Crunch and Froot Loop Marshmallow Krispie Treats are perfect for a quick morning fix.
If you are an effortless host, a tasty treat to kick off your brunch will buy you time to finish final touches on décor and throw together the main course. You never want your guests to linger in hunger — especially if they are consuming alcoholic beverages. It could be a recipe for disaster. Charm them with the Almond Breakfast Squares with Yogurt and Berries upon arrival. They will love the texture and fruitiness for their first bite of the day.
Here are a few of our favorite go-to cereal bars to help jump-start your day.
Almond Breakfast Squares with Yogurt and Berries
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Make a batch of these almond breakfast squares on Friday night so you have a treat to welcome your guests at brunch the next day. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so enjoy it even if you're in a rush.
Captain Crunch and Froot Loop Marshmallow Krispie Treats
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These festive and fun cereal bars scream summer. They are a great way to brighten up your tablescape — whether you use them as a starter or dessert, your guests will be totally satisfied.