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Cereal Breakfast Balls

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

Ingredients for cereal balls

1
cup Honey Nut Cheerios™
1
cup rolled oats
1/3
cup dried cranberries
2
tablespoons sliced almonds
1/2
cup almond butter
1/2
cup honey

Ingredients for yogurt drizzle

1
tablespoon water
1/2
teaspoon gelatin
1
(5.3-ounce) container Yoplait® Greek Yogurt, strawberry flavor
Yoplait is a registered trademark of YOPLAIT MARQUES (France) used under license.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

Use your favorite combination of grains. You can use peanut butter instead of almond butter.

Prep these tasty mutli-grain breakfast cereal balls at the beginning of the school week, it’s a quick and easy breakfast idea for your kids. Made with the winning combination of dried fruit, nuts, grains and Honey Nut Cheerios™, these little energy gems are easy to enjoy on-the-go and small enough to tuck in any lunchbox as a snack.

Directions

  • 1 To prepare cereal balls: In a large bowl, combine the first 4 cereal ball ingredients. Stir to thoroughly combine. Set aside.
  • 2 In a medium microwave-safe bowl, combine the almond butter and honey. Heat for 30 seconds, stirring thoroughly after 15 seconds.
  • 3 Add warm almond butter mixture to dry mixture. Stir thoroughly then mix with hands once mixture is cool to the touch.
  • 4 Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Chill in freezer for 10 minutes. Roll mixture into 16 2-inch balls and place on prepared baking sheet. Place in freezer to set for 30 minutes.
  • 5 To prepare yogurt drizzle: In a small bowl add water and whisk gelatin until it dissolves. Set aside for 5 minutes or until mixture thickens into a paste.
  • 6 In a separate small microwave-safe bowl, heat yogurt for 30 seconds, stirring at 15 seconds.
  • 7 Remove from microwave and whisk in gelatin paste and stir to combine completely.
  • 8 Spoon in yogurt mixture in a sandwich plastic bag. Snip a small hole in one of the corners. Drizzle yogurt mixture on cereal bites or dip half way thru. Return drizzled cereal balls to the prepared sheet and let yogurt drizzle set for at least 30 minutes.

Prep these tasty mutli-grain breakfast cereal balls at the beginning of the school week, it’s a quick and easy breakfast idea for your kids. Made with the winning combination of dried fruit, nuts, grains and Honey Nut Cheerios™, these little energy gems are easy to enjoy on-the-go and small enough to tuck in any lunchbox as a snack.

Rate and Comment

Ericka Sanchez Ericka Sanchez
August 11, 2016

Prep these tasty mutli-grain breakfast cereal balls at the beginning of the school week, it’s a quick and easy breakfast idea for your kids. Made with the winning combination of dried fruit, nuts, grains and Honey Nut Cheerios™, these little energy gems are easy to enjoy on-the-go and small enough to tuck in any lunchbox as a snack.