Peanut Butter Sesame Breakfast Bars

These soft peanut butter bars get a flavor boost from toasted sesame seeds and a crunch from puffed rice cereal.

Peanut Butter Sesame Breakfast Bars

About This Recipe

Yield:makes 16 bars
Active time:10 minutes
Total time:35 minutes
Special equipment:8 x 8-inch baking dish
This recipe appears in: Wake and Bake: Peanut Butter Sesame Breakfast Bars


  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup puffed rice cereal, such as Kashi


  1. 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F. Place sesame seeds in a small saucepan over medium heat. Saute until toasted and golden, about 2 minutes. Let cool.

  2. 2

    In a medium bowl, stir together honey, egg, vanilla extract, and peanut butter until evenly combined. Stir in sesame seeds and rice cereal.

  3. 3

    Spread mixture in baking dish. Bake until golden, about 25 minutes. Let bars cool completely before cutting.


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