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Cheerios® Fruitylicious Apple and Berry bars

Perfect for lunchboxes or as an anytime snack, our cereal bars are fruity and crunchy-licious. And this simple, all-in-one method is easy-peasy – so even your little ones can have a go!

Preparation Time
15 min
Cooking Time
25 min
Skill Level
Serving Size


140 gCHEERIOS® whole
115 gself-raising flour
2 tspbaking powder
85 gdried cherry and berry mix
2 tbspmuscovado sugar
1medium dessert apple, cored and chopped small
150 mlsemi-skimmed milk (1/4 pint)
1medium egg, beaten
3 tbsplight olive oil or sunflower oil
Icing sugar for dusting (optional)


  • Preheat the oven to 200°C/Fan 180°C/400°F/gas mark 6.
  • Line a 20cm x 25cm tin with baking parchment.
  • Place 100g of the CHEERIOS® in a mixing bowl along with the flour, baking powder, cherry and berry mix, sugar and apple and stir together until well combined
  • Add the milk, egg and oil and briefly mix again.
  • Spoon into the prepared tin and spread evenly. Sprinkle over the remaining CHEERIOS® and lightly press them into the mixture.
  • Bake for 25 minutes until golden and just firm. Leave to cool for a few minutes then lift out onto a cooling rack to cool completely.
  • Lightly dust with icing sugar and use a large knife cut into 10 bars.
  • Try to mix up the colours to make pretty coloured flowers.
  • You can use chopped pear in place of the apple. Dried cranberries and raisins also work well in this recipe.

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