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Cereal Raisin Clusters

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Thank you California Raisins for sponsoring this post. California Raisins are the perfectly natural, and naturally sweet back-to-school snack!
cereal-raisin-clustersMy little guy isn’t so little any more. He just started Kindergarten and my heart is a slightly broken. I miss my shadow and kitchen buddy. The good news is that he is smitten with his teacher and new friends. I can honestly say I’ve never seen a kid more excited to get up and going in the morning. The three hours learning and chasing girls really works up his appetite.  One of our favorite new treats are these cereal raisin clusters!

cereal-clustersThis recipe is perfect if you want to get your kids involved in the kitchen. All you really need to do is stir and their little hands were just made to hold a spatula. Dax was thrilled to be in charge of adding the dry ingredients and making sure they were fully combined.  He even managed to keep most of the cereal inside the bowl!

I have always been a big fan of the naturally sweetness of California Raisins. Dax can eat them by the hand full so it was an easy choice for me to stir them into this recipe. Since they are all-natural, dried-by-the-sun fruit you can feel good about sending with your kids as they head back to school or offering as an after-school snack. We always have a box or two stashed in our car for starving littles.


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Cereal Raisin Clusters

Cereal Raisin Clusters


  • 3 cups plain cereal
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup sugar


  1. Stir together your cereal and raisins in a large bowl. Set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan stir together your honey and sugar. Heat until just boiling. Pour the honey mixture over the top of your raisin mixture and stir until combined.
  3. Wet your hands with a little water and form small clusters. Place each one onto wax paper and allow to set.
  4. Keep in bag or air tight container.


Thursday 4th of September 2014

I haven't had California Raisin's in FOREVER!!!! Whenever I hear the name I think of the song - I think there used to be a cartoon or something?? Anyway - Dax is the cutest ever and looks adorable making those treats!!

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