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Fruity Cereal Bars Recipe
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Fruity Cereal Bars Recipe

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With dried apple and cranberries, these crispy cereal bars are perfect for snacks or brown-bag lunches. “Store the extras in plastic containers,” Giovanna Kranenberg recommends from Cambridge, Minnesota, “that is, if you have any left!” —Giovanna Kranenberg, Cambridge, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 20 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 package (10 ounces) large marshmallows
  • 6 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apple
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries

Nutritional Facts

1 bar equals 105 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 102 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine butter and marshmallows. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until melted. Remove from the heat; stir in the cereal, apples and cranberries.
  2. Pat into a 13-in. x 9-in. pan coated with cooking spray; cool. Cut into squares. Yield: 20 servings.
Originally published as Fruity Cereal Bars in Light & Tasty August/September 2006, p30

Nutritional Facts

1 bar equals 105 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 102 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Sep. 6, 2010

"They are sooo good and don't need any changes or additions."

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Reviewed May. 20, 2008

"Love this simple recipe, all my guests have asked for this recipe"

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