Honey Nut Cheerios Snacks

Honey Nut Cherrios cereal

Some of my most favorite memories growing up are Saturday mornings. I’d get up early, grab some cereal and then fight with my brother over who got to control the remote control! Not much has changed over the years with my family. My kids LOVE to eat Honey Nut Cheerios cereal and fight over what show is on the tv 🙂

Honey Nut Cherrios cereal

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Our family favorite cereal is Honey Nut Cheerios. It’s great dry and with milk too. The kids love it as a snack and sometimes I’ve been known to have it for dinner! Since we all love the cereal so much I thought it would be fun to all make some some yummy treats that include Honey Nut Cheerios cereal. One afternoon while shopping at Walmart, we got our supplies to make some kid friendly snacks. My daughter loves to help me in the kitchen. We can bake and spend time together talking about things going on in her world.

Honey Nut Cherrios at Walmart

Honey Nut Protein Bars: My daughter and husband love protein cereal bars so I made my own version using Honey Nut Cheerios. They turned out great and would be a perfect snack!

  • You Will Need: 3 cups of Honey Nut Cheerios, 1/2 cup of creamy PB, and 1/2 cup of honey. In a sauce pan heat up PB and honey until it’s thin and like a liquid form but don’t let it burn. Pour in the cheerios and carefully spread on wax paper. Honey nut cherrios bars
  • This is where a little helper can step in and use a spoon to spread out the mix. Pop into the fridge for 30 minutes then slice up into squares. Store in airtight container. Yum!

honey nut cherrios bars

Honey Nut Cheerios PB Balls: One of our favorite snacks is my no bake energy balls. I decided to swap out the oatmeal and replace it with the Honey Nut Cheerios. It turned out great!

  • You Will Need: 4 cups of Honey Nut Cheerios, 1/2 cup of sugar, 1/2 cup of lite corn syrup, and 1/2 cup of creamy PB. Dark Chocolate chips are optional. We used some! Heat your sugar and corn syrup and boil for 1 min. Then remove from heat and stir in PB until creamy. Add in your cheerios and then carefully drop on wax paper. Using your hands form some balls. Put in the fridge to harden for 30 min. Store in air tight container.

Honey Nut Cheerios PB Balls are a great kid friendly snack that everyone will love #HoneyNutCheerios #NuestroCereal #spon

We had a great time prepping these fun snacks using our favorite cereal, Honey Nut Cheerios. I loved being able to make Saturday memories with my own kids. Want some more recipe ideas? Head to quevidarica.com and search for Día de los Niños recipe ideas! There are lots of great ideas on their Pinterest page too!

Shannon

2 kid friendly snack ideas with Honey Nut cherrios! #HoneyNutCheerios #NuestroCereal #ad

May 10, 2016
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16 Comments

  • Reply Brittany

    These look yummy, especially the bars! We always have a couple boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios in the pantry, this would be a fun snack to make!

    May 11, 2016 at 12:23 pm
    • Reply Shannon

      You should try some of these! Next time I would omit some of the sugar or try and sub it with something else 🙂

      May 11, 2016 at 1:02 pm
  • Reply Ashley

    Those peanut butter balls look amazing. My kids are also crazy about cheerios and I think this little treat would be a huge hit with them. Thank you for sharing!

    May 13, 2016 at 11:08 am
    • Reply Shannon

      It’s been my husband’s favorite treat too! The ones we made are GONE!!

      May 14, 2016 at 10:03 am
  • Reply Aileen

    My kids would love making this! It’s funny that you said you eat it for dinner, because I do the same thing!

    May 13, 2016 at 11:37 am
  • Reply Robyn Proctor

    What a great idea! I’ll have to make these for my nieces and nephews soon.

    May 13, 2016 at 12:39 pm
  • Reply suzanne

    Yum! This is a great idea. Our house loves Honey Nut Cheerios, too 🙂

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    May 13, 2016 at 7:31 pm
  • Reply Ali B

    My kiddos would love to help make these tasty snacks too! Thanks for sharing.

    May 15, 2016 at 9:17 pm
    • Reply Shannon

      Great! My kids loved helping too!

      May 18, 2016 at 9:07 am
  • Reply Dia All The Things I Do

    These look yummy. When you said snack I thought you just meant putting them in a sandwich bag and nibbling (that’s what I do). I’ll have to give these a try

    May 16, 2016 at 10:41 am
  • Reply Faye

    Oooh yummy! We have the massive-sized boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios in our cupboard, so I will definitely be making some of these!

    May 16, 2016 at 11:14 am
  • Reply Tamara Goyette

    Cheerios. Good. Peanut butter. Good. Both in one. Good. You really cannot go wrong with this.

    May 17, 2016 at 11:15 pm
    • Reply Shannon

      That’s true! It’s a good match 🙂

      May 18, 2016 at 9:06 am
  • Reply Audrey Kidwell

    I really love cheerios! As an adult eat them less for breakfast and use them more as snacks! I love adding them to trail mix!

    May 25, 2016 at 1:00 pm
    • Reply Shannon

      Perfect idea!

      May 25, 2016 at 2:27 pm
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