Fruit and Nut Snack Bars

Crunchy, nutty, and sweet, these bars have a peanut butter and brown sugar syrup keeping dried fruit, cereal, and more together.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 36

Ingredients

Snack Mix

4
cups Cheerios® Cereal
1/2
cup chopped dried apricots
1/2
cup raisins
1/2
cup shelled sunflower seeds
1/2
cup salted peanuts
1/2
cup flaked coconut

Syrup

3/4
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2
cup corn syrup
1/4
cup peanut butter
1
teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Grease 13x9-inch pan. In large bowl, combine all snack mix ingredients; mix well. Set aside.
  • 2 In medium saucepan, combine all syrup ingredients except vanilla. Cook over medium-high heat until mixture comes to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla.
  • 3 Pour syrup over snack mix; toss to coat. Press mixture firmly in greased pan. Cool 30 minutes or until completely cooled. Cut into bars. Store in tightly covered container.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    105
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    70mg
    70%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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