Mix up Chex™ cereal and dried fruits to create a tasty, better-for-you bar.
cups Cinnamon Chex™ or Rice Chex™ cereal
cup chopped dried apples
cup sliced almonds
cup sweetened dried cranberries
tablespoon butter or margarine
cup light corn syrup
cup packed brown sugar
Line bottom and sides of 8-inch square pan with foil. Spray foil with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix cereal, apples, almonds and cranberries; set aside.
In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter, corn syrup and brown sugar uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes stirring every 30 seconds or until mixture is boiling and slightly thickened.
Pour over cereal mixture in bowl; stir until evenly coated. Using buttered back of spoon, press mixture firmly in pan. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm enough to cut.
For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store covered at room temperature up to 1 week.
Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
Having a party? Drizzle the bars with melted dark or white chocolate and cut into triangle shapes.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Bar
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.