Double Peanut Bars Recipe
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Double Peanut Bars Recipe

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These sweet no-bake snacks are great energy bars. Any dried fruit works well, but I prefer cranberries. Grain cereals, plus honey, peanuts and peanut butter make the bars popular at my house. -Kim Rocker of LaGrange, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups Wheaties
  • 1 cup Multi Grain Cheerios
  • 1/2 cup unsalted dry roasted peanuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried mixed fruit
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter

Nutritional Facts

201 calories: 1 each, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 65mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.


  1. In a bowl, combine the cereals, peanuts and mixed fruit. In a small saucepan, combine the brown sugar, honey and peanut butter. Cook and stir until brown sugar and peanut butter are melted and mixture is smooth. Pour over cereal mixture; gently stir to coat evenly.
  2. Transfer to an 8-in. square dish coated with cooking spray; gently press down. Cool and cut into bars. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Double Peanut Bars in Light & Tasty February/March 2004, p39

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Reviewed Feb. 5, 2014

"I wanted to try this recipe to see if my kids would enjoy it as a more nutritious snack alternative and they loved them! The recipe was very easy and quick to make and tastes delicious. We'll be making these again!"

Reviewed Mar. 7, 2012

"My husband has high blood pressure and needed to reduce sodium. I replaced his beloved Pop Tarts with these bars and he loves them. I make them at least twice a month."

Reviewed Feb. 17, 2011

"Gosh, these bars are just amazing. And as a Registered Dietitian, I give them 2 thumbs up as the perfect snack (high fiber, whole grain, good unsaturated fats, and protein). I used a Fiber One cereal with wheaties-like cereal, clusters, and raisins. I added more raisins as my dried mixed fruit and used natural peanut butter. I might lessen the brown sugar next time just to reduce calories from added sugar. I am fully confident that they will still be amazing."

Reviewed May. 9, 2010

"Very yummy!! Super easy to make!"

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