Chewy Energy Bars

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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