Holiday Chocolate Cereal Bars

Cocoa Puffs® cereal, peanut butter and candies come together in these no bake bars - perfect dessert treat for any holiday.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 36

Ingredients

1
cup sugar
1
cup light corn syrup
1 1/2
cups peanut butter
6
cups Cocoa Puffs® cereal
1 1/2
cups “holiday” colored (red and green) candy-coated chocolate candies
  • 1 Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In 2-quart saucepan, heat sugar and corn syrup to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter until melted.
  • 2 In extra-large bowl, stir cereal and peanut butter mixture with wooden spoon until cereal is evenly coated. Stir in 1 cup of the candies.
  • 3 Press cereal mixture in pan. Immediately sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup candies; press in lightly with fingers. Let stand about 30 minutes until cool. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    180
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    95mg
    95%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    25g
    25%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    17g
    17%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 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 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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