MENU
  • Pinterest
    4
  • Save
    2
  • Print
    4
  • Facebook
    0
  • Email
    2

Easy Cereal Snack Bites

Easy Cereal Snack Bites
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 36

These sweet, crunchy, slightly salty bites are a tasty treat for summer road trips, hiking adventures or picnics. ...MORE+ LESS-

Fabiola Donnelly
September 20, 2016

Ingredients

5
cups Cinnamon Toast Crunch™ cereal
1 1/2
cups lightly salted, roasted peanuts
1
cup creamy peanut butter
1/2
cup unsalted butter
1/2
cup real maple syrup
2
cups bittersweet chocolate chips (60% cacao)

Steps

Hide Images
  • 1
    In large bowl, place 5 cups Cinnamon Toast Crunch™ cereal and 1 1/2 cups lightly salted, roasted peanuts.
  • 2
    In 1-quart saucepan, place 1 cup creamy peanut butter, 1/2 cup unsalted butter and 1/2 cup real maple syrup. Cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until all ingredients are melted and well combined. Pour mixture over cereal; with large rubber spatula, mix to combine.
  • 3
    Place spoonful of cereal mixture into each of 36 ungreased mini muffin cups, filling each to top.
  • 4
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave 2 cups bittersweet chocolate chips (60% cacao) on High in 30-second increments, stirring after each, until melted (about 90 seconds total). Spoon melted chocolate over each snack. Refrigerate 45 minutes.
  • 5
    Remove muffin pans from refrigerator. Remove snacks from muffin cups; place in airtight food-storage plastic bags.

Expert Tips

  • If you have a peanut allergy, use almond butter instead of peanut butter, and swap the peanuts for another nut.
  • Add your favorite nuts for more protein and crunch, like pistachios, almonds or cashews.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
21%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
90mg
4%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
9g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

© 2017 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved

Rate and Comment