Cereal Bar Icing Recipe
This is the recipe for both, the icing and bars.
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup non-fat powdered milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tablespoons hot water, as needed to thin
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  • 4 cups Honey Nut Cheerios
  • 1½ cups mixed nuts
  • ⅓ cup packed brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  1. Cream butter and sugar with mixer.
  2. Add dry milk a little at a time.
  3. Add vanilla.
  4. Mix on high until smooth, adding water as needed a tablespoon at a time.
  5. Spread between cereal bars or use as icing, as I did.
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  7. Line bottom and sides of 8-inch square pan with parchment paper. If you don't have parchment paper, you can line it with foil and spray that with cooking spray to prevent sticking.
  8. In large bowl, mix cereal and mixed nuts; set aside.
  9. In large microwavable bowl, microwave brown sugar, honey and butter on high 2 minutes, stirring about half way between.
  10. Pour over cereal mixture, stir until evenly coated.
  11. Using the back of a spoon, press mixture into pan.
  12. Spread icing over cereal in pan.
  13. Refrigerate about an hour to firm them up.
  14. Afterwards, cut them into 4x4 rows.
  15. Store covered at room temperature up to 1 week.
Recipe by Jenn Unplugged at https://jennunplugged.com/cereal-bar-recipe/