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Trail Mix-Peanut Butter Bark

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Trail Mix-Peanut Butter Bark
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 12
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Sweet and peanut-buttery candy coating over nuts, berries, cereal and pretzels makes this trail mix irresistible.
Updated May 7, 2009

Ingredients

  • 2 cups small pretzel twists (from 15-oz bag)
  • 1 cup Cheerios™ cereal
  • 2/3 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup cashew halves
  • 10 oz vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), cut into small pieces
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter

Steps

  • 1
    Cut 24x12-inch sheet of waxed paper. In large bowl, mix pretzels, cereal, cranberries and cashews.
  • 2
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave candy coating and peanut butter on High 1 minute. Stir well; microwave 15 to 30 seconds longer or until melted and mixture can be stirred smooth.
  • 3
    Gradually pour melted candy coating mixture over pretzel mixture, stirring to coat all pieces. Quickly spread mixture onto waxed paper into 12x8-inch rectangle, about 1/2 inch thick. Let stand 30 minutes or until set. Break into 2x2-inch pieces.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Store the bark in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to one week. The refrigerator prevents the pretzels and cereal from getting soggy.

Nutrition Information

270 Calories, 14g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 30g Total Carbohydrate, 21g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
130
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
21g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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