Cherry Guava Cereal Bars




  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and butter 8×8 baking dish
  2. In a small saucepan simmer apple cider and cherries, stirring occasionally, until fruits are softened and plump, about 5 minutes.
  3. Drain, reserving 2 Tablespoons of liquid. Let cool
  4. Combine 1 ½ cup granola, flour, brown sugar and cinnamon.
  5. Cut butter with a pastry blender or two knives into mixture until crumbly.
  6. Pat half of mixture into buttered dish and top with thin slices of guava paste and cherry mixture.  *There may be left over guava paste slices, wrap and refrigerate for later use.
  7. Add remaining ½ cup granola to granola crumb mixture and sprinkle over fruit filling.
  8. Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and let cool before cutting into bars.