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No-Bake Cherry-Almond Squares

no-bake cherry-almond squares Snack
No-Bake Cherry-Almond Squares
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 36

These no-bake cereal bars are indulgent and perfect for a snack.

Updated December 21, 2015


  • 2
    cups Cheerios™ + Ancient Grains cereal
  • 1/2
    cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2
    cup dried cherries, chopped
  • 1/4
    cup cacao nibs
  • 1/2
    cup creamy almond butter
  • 1/3
    cup brown rice syrup or honey
  • 3
    tablespoons packed brown sugar


  • 1
    Line bottom and sides of 8-inch square pan with foil or cooking parchment paper. Spray foil with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix cereal, oats, dried cherries and cacao nibs; set aside.
  • 2
    In large microwavable bowl, microwave almond butter, brown rice syrup and brown sugar uncovered on High 1 minute, stirring every 30 seconds, until mixture is bubbling on edges and slightly thickened.
  • 3
    Pour over cereal mixture in bowl; stir until evenly coated. Lightly spray hands with cooking spray; use hands to blend mixture. Use palm of hand and fingers to firmly press mixture evenly into pan, pressing down to compact mixture until firm. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until firm enough to cut.
  • 4
    For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in refrigerator up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
Trans Fat
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
Carbohydrate Choice
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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