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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
    Cooling Time
    Skill Level
    Serving Size


    • 140 g CHEERIOS® whole
    • 115 g self-raising flour
    • 2 tsp baking powder
    • 85 g dried cherry and berry mix
    • 2 tbsp muscovado sugar
    • 1 medium dessert apple, cored and chopped small
    • 150 ml semi-skimmed milk (1/4 pint)
    • 1 medium egg, beaten
    • 3 tbsp light 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.