Remember those Cheerios cereal and milk bars that once qualified as breakfast? Even though they’re pretty much Rice Krispie Treats? Throw it back to the good ol’ days when you ate dessert for breakfast with this recipe.

Milk and Cereal Bars

  • Prep Time:15 minutes
  • Cook Time:10 minutes
  • Total Time:25 minutes
  • Servings:8-10
  • Easy


  • 6 cup Lucky Charms cereal or any other cereal
  • 4 tablespoon butter
  • 5 cup mini marshmallows
  • 12 oz white chocolate chips
Photo by Dylan Barth
  • Step 1

    Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.

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  • Step 2

    Slowly stir in the mini marshmallows until completely melted.

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  • Step 3

    Once the marshmallows are nice and gooey, add in the cereal of your choice and stir until the cereal is completely covered.

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  • Step 4

    Dump the mixture into a baking sheet and spread.

    #SpoonTip: Butter the spatula to more easily press down the sticky cereal mixture. 

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  • Step 5

    Microwave the chocolate chips in 30-second intervals until completely melted.

  • Step 6

    Pour the melted chocolate over the cereal mixture and spread evenly. Allow it to cool for about 10-15 minutes or until hardened.

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  • Step 7

    Flip over the pan to reveal your masterpiece. Slice it up into nice lil’ squares.

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  • Step 8

    Stack up the squares to set up your gorgeous Instagram.

  • Step 9

    Pull apart your cereal & milk bar to reveal its inner beauty.

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