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Crunchy Trail Mix Bars

Sticky sweet and wonderful, these fun treats have plenty of nuts and crunchy dry cereal.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 36
 

Ingredients

4
cups Cheerios® cereal
3
cups trail mix (seeds, nuts and dried fruits)
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2
cup light corn syrup

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Grease 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, mix cereal and trail mix; set aside.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar, flour and corn syrup. Cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a full boil. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • 3 Pour mixture evenly over cereal mixture; toss to coat. Press mixture in pan. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
  • 1 Grease 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, mix cereal and trail mix; set aside.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar, flour and corn syrup. Cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a full boil. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • 3 Pour mixture evenly over cereal mixture; toss to coat. Press mixture in pan. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If you plan to bring these to a gathering, cut them into bars and place on a large plastic or paper plate, then cover with plastic wrap or foil for toting. You won't need to carry the pan home!

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
70mg
70%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.