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Honey Cereal Bars Recipe

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Ellie Conlon, who produces honey at ThistleDew Farm, Proctor, West Virginia, shares the recipe for her chocolate-topped cereal treats. "The honey sweetens and holds together these five-ingredient bars," she relates. "They're great for an after-school snack."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 20 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups Special K cereal
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips, melted

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 154 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 80mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, bring honey and peanut butter to a boil. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla and cereal.
  2. Press into an ungreased 9-in. square pan. Spread chocolate over bars. Chill until firm. Yield: 20 bars.
Originally published as Honey Cereal Bars in Quick Cooking September/October 1998, p53


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Mickidaydreamer User ID: 8310859 223685
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2015

"Very easy to make. Held together well. Very yummy. Next time if I have butterscotch chips, I'll mix them when the chocolate chips."

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mamaknowsbest User ID: 5826120 23349
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2013

"Good, quick and easy recipe. Because we had many boxes of Cheerios on hand we used them instead. They were great! I was worried the first time I made them that it wasn't going to firm up. But they did - not too hard and not too soft, just right. These bars are good even without the chocolate coating!"

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deannasnz User ID: 6542477 61544
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2013

"REALLY GOOD FLAVOUR, BUT I WILL USE ONLY 1/2 C HONEY NEXT TIME."

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