Chewy Energy Bars

Wholesome ingredients come together in these no-bake cereal bars flavored with peanut butter and chocolate – a great energy boost!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 18
 

Ingredients

2
cups whole wheat flakes cereal
2
cups crisp rice cereal
1
cup quick-cooking rolled oats
1/2
cup toasted wheat germ
1/2
cup shelled sunflower seeds
1/2
cup raisins
1
cup peanut butter
3/4
cup dark corn syrup
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips, if desired

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  • 1 Spray 9-inch square pan with nonstick cooking spray. In large bowl, combine cereals, oats, wheat germ, sunflower seeds and raisins; mix well.
  • 2 In medium saucepan, combine peanut butter and corn syrup; mix well. Cook over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture is smooth and melted, stirring constantly with wire whisk.
  • 3 Pour hot mixture over cereal mixture; mix well. Quickly stir in chocolate chips. Spoon into sprayed pan; press firmly. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until cool. Cut into bars.
  • 1 Spray 9-inch square pan with nonstick cooking spray. In large bowl, combine cereals, oats, wheat germ, sunflower seeds and raisins; mix well.
  • 2 In medium saucepan, combine peanut butter and corn syrup; mix well. Cook over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture is smooth and melted, stirring constantly with wire whisk.
  • 3 Pour hot mixture over cereal mixture; mix well. Quickly stir in chocolate chips. Spoon into sprayed pan; press firmly. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until cool. Cut into bars.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For quick serving, cut and individually wrap in plastic wrap or waxed paper.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.