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Chewy Energy Bars

Chewy Energy Bars
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 18
Wholesome ingredients come together in these no-bake cereal bars flavored with peanut butter and chocolate – a great energy boost!
Updated July 22, 2010

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole wheat flakes cereal
  • 2 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 1/2 cup shelled sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 9-inch square pan with nonstick cooking spray. In large bowl, combine cereals, oats, wheat germ, sunflower seeds and raisins; mix well.
  • 2
    In medium saucepan, combine peanut butter and corn syrup; mix well. Cook over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture is smooth and melted, stirring constantly with wire whisk.
  • 3
    Pour hot mixture over cereal mixture; mix well. Quickly stir in chocolate chips. Spoon into sprayed pan; press firmly. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until cool. Cut into bars.

  • For quick serving, cut and individually wrap in plastic wrap or waxed paper.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
11g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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