No-Bake Cereal Bars

Peanut butter and chocolate come together in sweet and crunchy no-bake bars that keep the kitchen cool.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 36

Ingredients

1
cup light corn syrup
1
cup sugar
1 1/4
cups peanut butter
6
cups Cheerios® cereal
1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
  • 1 Lightly butter 13x9-inch pan. In 4- to 5-quart Dutch oven, heat corn syrup and sugar to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Cook until sugar is dissolved; remove from heat. Add 1 cup of the peanut butter; stir until smooth. Add cereal; mix well. Immediately press in buttered pan.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips with remaining 1/4 cup peanut butter, stirring constantly. Spread evenly over bars. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or cool completely at room temperature until chocolate is set. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    180
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    85mg
    85%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    24g
    24%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    15g
    15%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    10%;
    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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