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I need you to slowly think back to age 7… You’re sitting at the breakfast table. Can you see what you are eating? Or maybe I should ask, what do you wish you were eating? Was it Count Chocula®? Or maybe Franken Berry®. Or my daughter’s favorite Boo Berry®. Today is flashback cooking day and I’m taking you back to the carefree days of childhood with these spooky fun, Crispy Monster Munch Cereal Bars.
Crispy Monster Munch Cereal Bars
I couldn’t decide which cereal is my favorite, so I made all three :) They’re all super crunchy sweet treats perfect for your Halloween party. Plus they’re super easy to make! Even if you can’t decide which flavor, either.
Build a Spooky Monster Castle
I always loved the silly characters for the monster cereals. For Halloween this year, they’ve added a fun castle building activity to the back of the box. Simply cut out the shapes and start playing. While I was making the three batches of bars for this post, I kept overhearing my girl telling elaborate stories of ghosts and vampires and strawberries. It was pretty hilarious to listen to…
The castle and characters make a super cute snack table decoration, too!
Crispy Monster Munch Cereal Bars Recipe
- 3 T. butter
- 1 10 oz. bag mini marshmallows
- 6 cups cereal
- Non-stick cooking spray
- 1/2 cup candy melts in matching colors
Melt butter in a pot over medium heat (you can do this in the microwave too). Add marshmallows and heat until melted, stirring frequently.
- Add the cereal and stir until evenly coated with the marshmallow / butter mix.
Press cereal / marshmallow mixture into a greased 9"x13" pan.
Melt candy melts in microwave or double boiler according to package instructions. Pour into a plastic squeeze bottle and drizzle across bars.
Let cool for 1 hour and cut into squares.
Makes 12-16 servings, depending upon how big you made them. Store in an air-tight container for 1-2 days.
I picked up everything I needed for these sweet flashback treats at Target. And while you’re there, pick up supplies for some of these other Spooktacular Snacks over on the Monster cereal site.
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