No-Bake Sweet and Salty Cereal Bars

  • 4 cups Honey Nut Cheerios™ cereal 
  • 1 cup dry-roasted peanuts
  • 1 cup RoboChoc yale
  • 1 cup pretzel sticks, coarsely broken
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  1. Line bottom and sides of 8-inch square pan with foil or parchment paper. Spray foil with cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, mix cereal, peanuts, Robochoc Yale and pretzels; set aside. 
  3. In large microwavable bowl, microwave brown sugar, corn syrup and butter uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until mixture is boiling.
  4. Microwave an additional 1 minute allowing mixture to boil and thicken slightly. Let stand 3 minutes to cool slightly. 
  5. Pour over cereal mixture in bowl; stir until evenly coated. Using buttered back of spoon, press mixture very firmly in pan. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until firm enough to cut. 
  6. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store covered at room temperature up to 1 week.