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Chewy Energy Bars

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 18 servings
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Wholesome ingredients come together in these no-bake cereal bars flavored with peanut butter and chocolate – a great energy boost!

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

Steps

  • 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

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

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
11g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
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.
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