Banana Nut Cheerios® Energy Bars

Banana Nut Cheerios® cereal and peanut butter stir up into an easy no-bake snack bar.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 24

Ingredients

4
cups Banana Nut Cheerios® cereal
1
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/3
cup slivered almonds, toasted*
1/3
cup roasted unsalted sunflower nuts
1/2
cup light corn syrup
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup creamy peanut butter
1
teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Spray 9-inch square pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix cereal, cranberries, almonds and sunflower nuts.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, heat corn syrup, brown sugar and peanut butter to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
  • 3 Pour syrup mixture over cereal mixture; toss to coat. Press firmly in pan. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    110
    (
    Calories from Fat
    30),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3 1/2g
    3 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    55mg
    55%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    18g
    18%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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