You are here: Home » Recipes » Fruity Cereal Treats Fruity Cereal Treats Recipe by Serena Ball, RDKitchen Tested Yield 12 servings Cheerios replace Rice Krispies, and dried fruit and nuts debut in this take on the Rice Krispie treat. Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail Dried fruits are packed with fiber and antioxidants; just 1/4 cup of dried fruit equals a full serving of fruit. Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter1 (10-ounce) bag marshmallows3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon5 cups whole-grain O-shaped oat cereal1 cup chopped dried fruit such as raisins, prunes, tart cherries and apricots1/2 cup chopped, roasted lightly salted peanuts Instructions Spray a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with cooking spray. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add marshmallows and cinnamon. Cook, stirring, until marshmallows are melted, about 4 minutes. Remove from heat and quickly stir in cereal, fruit and peanuts. Scrape mixture into prepared pan and, using wet hands, quickly press evenly into pan until firm.