Banana Nut Snack Bars

Stir up a whole-grain snack bar with Banana Nut Cheerios® cereal in just 15 minutes. The chocolate drizzle is a sweet bonus.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 24

Ingredients

3
tablespoons margarine or butter (do not use spread or tub products)
1
bag (10.5 oz) miniature marshmallows
6
cups Banana Nut Cheerios® cereal
1/3
cup roasted sunflower nuts
1/4
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1
teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large microwavable bowl, microwave margarine uncovered on High 30 to 45 seconds or until melted. Add marshmallows; toss until coated. Microwave on High 1 minute 15 seconds to 1 minute 45 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until mixture can be stirred smooth.
  • 2 Stir in cereal and sunflower nuts until well blended. Press evenly in pan.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and oil uncovered on High 45 to 60 seconds, stirring very 15 seconds until melted and smooth. Drizzle over bars.
  • 4 Cool about 1 hour or until glaze is set. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store loosely covered.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    110
    (
    Calories from Fat
    30),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    1/2g,
    1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    90mg
    90%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    19g
    19%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    10%;
    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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