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Trail Mix Bites

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 60 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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All the goodness of trail mix bars in bite-size morsels.

Ingredients

2
cups Cheerios™ cereal
1/2
cup raisins
1/2
cup roasted salted sunflower nuts
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons plus 1/4 teaspoon butter
2
tablespoons honey
1/4
cup milk chocolate chips

Steps

  • 1 Spray 24 mini muffin cups with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix cereal, raisins and sunflower nuts; set aside.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, melt brown sugar, 2 tablespoons of the butter and the honey over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a boil. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • 3 Pour honey mixture over cereal mixture in bowl; stir until evenly coated. Spoon heaping tablespoonfuls cereal mixture in each mini muffin cup. Press firmly into each cup. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and remaining 1/4 teaspoon butter uncovered on High 20 to 40 seconds, stirring every 10 seconds, until smooth. Drizzle over each cereal bite. Let stand about 30 minutes or until chocolate is set. Store covered at room temperature up to 1 week.
  • 1 Spray 24 mini muffin cups with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix cereal, raisins and sunflower nuts; set aside.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, melt brown sugar, 2 tablespoons of the butter and the honey over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a boil. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • 3 Pour honey mixture over cereal mixture in bowl; stir until evenly coated. Spoon heaping tablespoonfuls cereal mixture in each mini muffin cup. Press firmly into each cup. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and remaining 1/4 teaspoon butter uncovered on High 20 to 40 seconds, stirring every 10 seconds, until smooth. Drizzle over each cereal bite. Let stand about 30 minutes or until chocolate is set. Store covered at room temperature up to 1 week.

Expert Tips

For a flavor twist, substitute dried cranberries for the raisins in this recipe.

For the success of this recipe, do not overcook the honey-brown sugar mixture.

Spray your tablespoon with cooking spray for ease in spooning cereal mixture into muffin cups.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
72.1
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3.2g
5%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
3.0mg
1%
Sodium
14.9mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
10.8g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0.7g
3%
Sugars
7.7g
Protein
1.0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
1%
1%
Calcium
1.80%
2%
Iron
5.50%
6%
Exchanges:
1 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 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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