Cheerios®-Raisin Bites

Cheerios®-Raisin Bites

Goodness, gracious, great balls of ooey-gooey raisins, nuts, cinnamon and vanilla all rolled up in Cheerios bits for extra crunch. Delicious!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

12

servings

1/2
cup warm water
1 1/2
cups raisins
1
cup roasted whole almonds
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon vanilla
1
cup coarsely crushed Cheerios® cereal
  1. In medium bowl, soak raisins in water 10 minutes or until plump. Drain; pat dry.
  2. In bowl of food processor, add raisins and all remaining ingredients except cereal. Cover; process, stopping to scrape side of bowl if necessary, until mixture forms a thick, sticky paste. (You can add a little water if mixture is not sticky enough.)
  3. Roll mixture into 12 balls with moistened hands. In shallow dish, place cereal. Roll balls in cereal to coat. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
If you prefer, granola can be substituted for the almonds.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 160
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 15mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.