June Bolhafner adds 1/2 cup of dried cherries to boxed brownie mixes. “I reserve a little of the mix and coat the cherries with it, then fold them into the batter right before baking,” she writes from Ballwin, Missouri.
A brownie mix base makes this a simple treat that will appeal to adults and children alike. Creamy peanut butter, crunchy nuts and crisp cereal make the bars fun to bite into. —Radelle Knappenberger, Oviedo, Florida