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No-Bake Cherry-Almond Squares

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No-Bake Cherry-Almond Squares
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 36
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These no-bake cereal bars are indulgent and perfect for a snack.
Updated Dec 21, 2015

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Cheerios™ + Ancient Grains cereal
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cacao nibs
  • 1/2 cup creamy almond butter
  • 1/3 cup brown rice syrup or honey
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar

Steps

  • 1
    Line bottom and sides of 8-inch square pan with foil or cooking parchment paper. Spray foil with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix cereal, oats, dried cherries and cacao nibs; set aside.
  • 2
    In large microwavable bowl, microwave almond butter, brown rice syrup and brown sugar uncovered on High 1 minute, stirring every 30 seconds, until mixture is bubbling on edges and slightly thickened.
  • 3
    Pour over cereal mixture in bowl; stir until evenly coated. Lightly spray hands with cooking spray; use hands to blend mixture. Use palm of hand and fingers to firmly press mixture evenly into pan, pressing down to compact mixture until firm. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until firm enough to cut.
  • 4
    For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in refrigerator up to 1 week.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories from Fat
20
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Exchanges:
Free
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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