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Cheerios® Peanut Butter Bars

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 1 hr 20 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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These easy marshmallow-y Cheerios and Chex bars bring big peanut butter flavor!

Brooke McLay
January 24, 2012

Ingredients

4
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
4
cups Multi Grain Cheerios™ Peanut Butter cereal
1/4
cup butter
1/4
cup peanut butter
1
bag (10.5 oz) miniature marshmallows
1/2
cup honey-roasted peanuts

Steps

  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In very large bowl, stir together both cereals; set aside.
  • 2 In 4-quart Dutch oven or saucepan, melt butter and peanut butter over medium heat. Add marshmallows; cook and stir until completely melted and mixture is smooth.
  • 3 Pour marshmallow mixture over cereals. Add peanuts; stir until cereal and peanuts are evenly coated. Using sprayed back of spoon or hands, press mixture firmly in pan. Cool about 1 hour.
  • 4 For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In very large bowl, stir together both cereals; set aside.
  • 2 In 4-quart Dutch oven or saucepan, melt butter and peanut butter over medium heat. Add marshmallows; cook and stir until completely melted and mixture is smooth.
  • 3 Pour marshmallow mixture over cereals. Add peanuts; stir until cereal and peanuts are evenly coated. Using sprayed back of spoon or hands, press mixture firmly in pan. Cool about 1 hour.
  • 4 For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

Add a cup full of candy-coated peanut butter pieces to the top of your bars for a bit of color!

Store your cut bars in individual plastic bags for an easy-to-pack lunch snack!

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