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Honey Cereal Bars Recipe

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 YIELD: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

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.

Nutritional Facts

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