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Crunchy Trail Mix Bars

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Crunchy Trail Mix Bars
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 36
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Sticky sweet and wonderful, these fun treats have plenty of nuts and crunchy dry cereal.
Updated Dec 3, 2009

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Cheerios™ cereal
  • 3 cups trail mix (seeds, nuts and dried fruits)
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup

Steps

  • 1
    Grease 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, mix cereal and trail mix; set aside.
  • 2
    In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar, flour and corn syrup. Cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a full boil. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • 3
    Pour mixture evenly over cereal mixture; toss to coat. Press mixture in pan. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    If you plan to bring these to a gathering, cut them into bars and place on a large plastic or paper plate, then cover with plastic wrap or foil for toting. You won't need to carry the pan home!

Nutrition Information

130 Calories, 5g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 18g Total Carbohydrate, 12g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
45
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Potassium
130mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
12g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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