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Cheerios® Peanut Butter Bars

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 1 hr 20 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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These easy marshmallow-y Cheerios and Chex bars bring big peanut butter flavor!

Brooke McLay
January 24, 2012

Ingredients

4
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
4
cups Multi Grain Cheerios™ Peanut Butter cereal
1/4
cup butter
1/4
cup peanut butter
1
bag (10.5 oz) miniature marshmallows
1/2
cup honey-roasted peanuts

Steps

  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In very large bowl, stir together both cereals; set aside.
  • 2 In 4-quart Dutch oven or saucepan, melt butter and peanut butter over medium heat. Add marshmallows; cook and stir until completely melted and mixture is smooth.
  • 3 Pour marshmallow mixture over cereals. Add peanuts; stir until cereal and peanuts are evenly coated. Using sprayed back of spoon or hands, press mixture firmly in pan. Cool about 1 hour.
  • 4 For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In very large bowl, stir together both cereals; set aside.
  • 2 In 4-quart Dutch oven or saucepan, melt butter and peanut butter over medium heat. Add marshmallows; cook and stir until completely melted and mixture is smooth.
  • 3 Pour marshmallow mixture over cereals. Add peanuts; stir until cereal and peanuts are evenly coated. Using sprayed back of spoon or hands, press mixture firmly in pan. Cool about 1 hour.
  • 4 For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

Add a cup full of candy-coated peanut butter pieces to the top of your bars for a bit of color!

Store your cut bars in individual plastic bags for an easy-to-pack lunch snack!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
124.0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5.3g
8%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
9%
Cholesterol
5.1mg
2%
Sodium
84.0mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
18.3g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
8.1g
Protein
2.5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
3.40%
3%
Calcium
3.70%
4%
Iron
16.50%
16%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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