Morning Cereal Bars

Store-bought breakfast bars are often loaded with artificial sugars, and most homemade recipes require corn syrup. This healthier method makes a sweet and filling snack or breakfast to munch on the run.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 1 hour 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12


  • 3 cups vegan brown rice breakfast cereal
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • ⅓ cup tahini
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • ½ tsp. vanilla
  • 2 cups muesli
  • ½ cup flax meal
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup diced dried figs


  • Lightly grease a baking pan or two casserole pans.
  • Place cereal in a sealable bag and crush partially with a rolling pin. If you’re using a smaller cereal, you can skip this step. Set aside.
  • Combine peanut butter, tahini, and maple syrup in a large saucepan over low heat, stirring well to combine.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla, and then the cereal, muesli, flax meal, raisins, and figs.
  • Press firmly into greased baking pan and chill until firm, about 45 minutes, then slice into bars.