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Caramel Apple Chex™ Bars

Caramel Apple Chex™ Bars
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 24

Caramel Apple Chex™ Bars are the perfect snack to sneak into a lunch box, or to serve as a great after-school snack! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

7 1/2
cups Cinnamon Chex™ cereal
1
bag (2.5 oz) original apple chips, coarsely crushed (about 1 1/3 cups)
1
bag (11 oz) caramels, unwrapped
2
tablespoons water
2
cups miniature marshmallows
1/3
cup white vanilla baking chips

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. Spray large bowl with cooking spray; place cereal and apple chips in bowl, and set aside.
  • 2
    Spray medium microwavable bowl with cooking spray; add unwrapped caramels and water. Microwave uncovered on High 2 minutes to 2 minutes 30 seconds, stirring after each minute, until mixture is smooth. Stir in marshmallows; microwave an additional 30 seconds, stirring until melted and smooth.
  • 3
    Pour caramel mixture over cereal mixture in bowl; stir until evenly coated. Pour cereal mixture into pan. With sprayed hands, press mixture firmly into pan until even.
  • 4
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave baking chips uncovered on Medium (50%) 1 to 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until mixture is smooth. Transfer to small resealable food-storage plastic bag. Cut corner from one end; drizzle over top of cereal mixture. Refrigerate until bar is firm and topping is set, about 20 minutes. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
  • Be sure to press mixture firmly into pan for best results. Some of the cereal should start to crush.

Expert Tips

  • Store in covered container at room temperature.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Potassium
60mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
17g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
20%
20%
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; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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