Holiday Chocolate Cereal Bars

Holiday Chocolate Cereal Bars

Looking for a delicious dessert made using Cocoa Puffs® cereal? Then check out these chocolate cereal bars that are ready in just 40 minutes.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

36

bars

1
cup sugar
1
cup light corn syrup
1 1/2
cups peanut butter
6
cups Cocoa Puffs® cereal
1 1/2
cups “holiday” colored (red and green) candy-coated chocolate candies
  1. Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In 2-quart saucepan, heat sugar and corn syrup to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter until melted.
  2. In extra-large bowl, stir cereal and peanut butter mixture with wooden spoon until cereal is evenly coated. Stir in 1 cup of the candies.
  3. Press cereal mixture in pan. Immediately sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup candies; press in lightly with fingers. Let stand about 30 minutes until cool. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
Makes 36 bars

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 180
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 95mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 25g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 17g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 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 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.