Red, White and Blue "O" Obama Bars

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

"O" Obama Bars
Ooooooobama! Our new president!!!!
Red, White and Blue OOOOOOOOOOObama Bars

"O" Obama Bars

I'm working today at the library...and bringing in my radio to hear Obama's inaugural speech. I've spent way too much of my three-day weekend watching lots of Leverage and Real Housewives of the OC (sooo embarrassed to tell you this) in order to clear out my DVR so I can tape all the inaugural festivities.

Here is the second Inaugural Celebration goodie: Red, White and Blue OOOOOOOOOOObama Bars made with lots of cereal "O"s, dried cranberries and dried blueberries. I got these delicious dried blueberries from Oh Nuts!

"O" Obama Bars

I took inspiration from Everyday Food (saw them make this while clearing out the DVR!)

1/2 c dried cranberries (the RED)
Cherrios or Trader Joe's O's or any toasted oat cereal - 6 cups (the WHITE)
10 ounces of mini marshmallows (the WHITE)
1/2 c dried blueberries (the BLUE)
1/4 stick of butter
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Pearl said... [Reply to comment]

oh dear. must make now. so adorable.

i think i HAVE to make it just to make up for the lack of any experience with making rice krispy treats as a child :)

Snooky doodle said... [Reply to comment]

these look nice! and are so easy to make I think since there s no method how. but I assume that you just melt the butter and mashmallows then add the cranberries and cereal. Nice treat

Heather said... [Reply to comment]

how cute! i'll bet the obama girls would love them!

Heather said... [Reply to comment]

mmm. looks so good!!

Maria said... [Reply to comment]

I love these!! Yahoo for Obama! Today is a great day!

Mary Ann said... [Reply to comment]

Oh, too bad I already used all my dried blueberries! These look tasty and so fun!

eatme_delicious said... [Reply to comment]

Mmm those bars look addictive. I love the real housewives shows. Something about them that completely draws me in!

Janssen said... [Reply to comment]

What a cool idea! How very fun.

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Ooh...those look yummy and they probably have a better crunch than typical rice krispy treats.

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Oh wow...this is awesome! :) Wish I didn't run out of cheerios.

Nickki said... [Reply to comment]

They are so cute! And very appropriate for such a historical day. My kids would love these! :)

Karen said... [Reply to comment]

Great ideas! I love your tiny cake and cupcakes, too!

J.L. Danger said... [Reply to comment]

looks good! so so good!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

LOVE this idea! Those marshmallow bars are so addictive and it's such a nice way to commemorate this momentous occasion!

Esi said... [Reply to comment]

I am so loving your Inaugural foods day. It's been so interesting watching the festivities mostly online today.

PS, I watch the Housewives of OC too and then I want to puke after, but I still keep on watching :\

Mary Jo said... [Reply to comment]

love your spirit! great treats for an amazing day!!!

Monica H said... [Reply to comment]

Those are so appropriate in so many ways. Very clever my friend.

Your cakes in the last post are very cute too. I love mini desserts.

Caroline said... [Reply to comment]

Great idea and the cupcakes looks awesome, as well.

Cathy said... [Reply to comment]

What an adorable idea! My kids would love these! I so wish that I had the foresight to celebrate yesterday with special Obama food!!!!

The Blonde Duck said... [Reply to comment]

Those look so cute! I would have never thought of it!

The Real Housewives is terribly addicting, isn't it? I feel so bad for watching it but just can't help myself...

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Love the inaugural foods!!! Very festive!

tavolini said... [Reply to comment]

Hooray! I dig these clever bars :)

Jenny said... [Reply to comment]

Cute. They look great and so patriotic!

Linda said... [Reply to comment]

Love the bars and love your patriotic spirit Mary!

I'm not quite brave enough to disclose the guilty pleasures that I have on my DVR right now. ;)

Liz said... [Reply to comment]

Love these! Too cute. I guess I'll have to make these for President's Day since I missed Inauguration Day. :)

Unknown said... [Reply to comment]

All I can say is...why didn't I think of that?

Leslie said... [Reply to comment]

These look great! How appropriate for inauguration! I bet they were a hit!

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