Gluten-Free Peanut and Chocolate Chex® Bars

Square off with the favorite chocolate and peanut butter combo. It's the perfect lunchbox snack.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

4
cups Chocolate Chex™ cereal
1/2
cup salted peanuts
1/2
cup light corn syrup
1/4
cup sugar
1/2
cup creamy peanut butter
1/4
cup candy-coated chocolate candies
  • 1 Butter bottom and sides of 9-inch square pan, or spray with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix cereal and peanuts.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, heat corn syrup and sugar over medium heat, stirring constantly, just to boiling. Remove from heat; stir in peanut butter until smooth.
  • 3 Pour over cereal mixture in bowl, stirring until evenly coated. Stir in candies. Press firmly in pan. Cool 1 hour. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

Using miniature candy-coated chocolate candies distributes even more nuggets of chocolate throughout the bars.

Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
75mg
75%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.