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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cereal Bars

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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An easy snack bar is extra tasty with Chocolate Cheerios® cereal.

Ingredients

5
cups Chocolate Cheerios™ cereal
3/4
cup raisins
3/4
cup salted peanuts
1
cup corn syrup
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1
cup creamy peanut butter
1/2
cup milk chocolate chips

Steps

  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, combine cereal, raisins and peanuts; set aside.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, place corn syrup and sugars. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly; remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter.
  • 3 Pour peanut butter mixture over cereal mixture; mix until thoroughly coated. Spread evenly in pan.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips on High 1 minute, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted and smooth. Drizzle over bars. Refrigerate 15 minutes or until chocolate is set.
  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, combine cereal, raisins and peanuts; set aside.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, place corn syrup and sugars. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly; remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter.
  • 3 Pour peanut butter mixture over cereal mixture; mix until thoroughly coated. Spread evenly in pan.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips on High 1 minute, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted and smooth. Drizzle over bars. Refrigerate 15 minutes or until chocolate is set.

Expert Tips

Place melted chocolate chips in resealable plastic bag. Cut off small piece of corner; drizzle chocolate over bars.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
90mg
4%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1g
7%
Sugars
22g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
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; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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