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Banana Nut Cheerios® Energy Bars

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  7 reviews
  • 20 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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Banana Nut Cheerios® cereal and peanut butter stir up into an easy no-bake snack bar.

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

Steps

  • 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.
  • 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.

Expert Tips

*To toast almonds, sprinkle in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until almonds begin to brown, then stirring constantly until almonds are light brown.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
5%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
55mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
11g
11%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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