Sometimes you just want a bit of chocolate. And quick.
That's when you make these simple, no bake Triple C Bars. C is for cereal (two kinds actually). C is for (dried) cranberries. And C is for...chocolate, of course. There's also some peanut butter, because chocolate and peanut butter is one of my all-time favourite combinations.
These bars are also great if you have cereal to use up. I bought three boxes of brown rice crisps for some reason. They are all expiring in late August. We (mostly I) will be eating several variations of these bars in the days to come. While watching Breaking Bad. Who else loves that (slightly nauseating) show?
These puppies are super sweet. Rarely a problem for me, but I'm told some people don't like sweets. Crazy people. Whip these up right now. Eat one. Then eat another one. And so on. They are surprisingly addictive.
Triple C Bars
Keywords: no bake dessert vegan vegetarian chocolate chips peanut butter bars
- 2 cups brown rice crisps cereal
- 1 cup O's cereal
- 1/2 cup dried cranberries
- 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 cup peanut butter
- 1/2 cup agave nectar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 3 Tbsp non-dairy milk
Line an 8" square pan with parchment paper cut to size.
In a large bowl, stir together the cereals, dried cranberries and chocolate chips.
In a small pot over medium heat, stir together the peanut butter, agave nectar and vanilla until melted and smooth.
Pour sauce over cereal mixture and stir until well mixed.
Pour into the prepared pan and press the mixture down with the back of a spoon.
Place a glass bowl over a pot of boiling water and add the chocolate chips and non-dairy milk. Stir until the icing is smooth.
Pour icing over the squares and spread it evenly.
Refrigerate until chocolate sets. Enjoy!
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