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Trail Mix-Peanut Butter Bark

Sweet and peanut-buttery candy coating over nuts, berries, cereal and pretzels makes this trail mix irresistible.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

2
cups small pretzel twists (from 15-oz bag)
1
cup Cheerios® cereal
2/3
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/2
cup cashew halves
10
oz vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), cut into small pieces
1/3
cup creamy peanut butter

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Cut 24x12-inch sheet of waxed paper. In large bowl, mix pretzels, cereal, cranberries and cashews.
  • 2 In small microwavable bowl, microwave candy coating and peanut butter on High 1 minute. Stir well; microwave 15 to 30 seconds longer or until melted and mixture can be stirred smooth.
  • 3 Gradually pour melted candy coating mixture over pretzel mixture, stirring to coat all pieces. Quickly spread mixture onto waxed paper into 12x8-inch rectangle, about 1/2 inch thick. Let stand 30 minutes or until set. Break into 2x2-inch pieces.
  • 1 Cut 24x12-inch sheet of waxed paper. In large bowl, mix pretzels, cereal, cranberries and cashews.
  • 2 In small microwavable bowl, microwave candy coating and peanut butter on High 1 minute. Stir well; microwave 15 to 30 seconds longer or until melted and mixture can be stirred smooth.
  • 3 Gradually pour melted candy coating mixture over pretzel mixture, stirring to coat all pieces. Quickly spread mixture onto waxed paper into 12x8-inch rectangle, about 1/2 inch thick. Let stand 30 minutes or until set. Break into 2x2-inch pieces.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Store the bark in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to one week. The refrigerator prevents the pretzels and cereal from getting soggy.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
21g
21%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.