Honey Nut Stacks of Snacks

"O's" and more oats bake into a buttery, brown sugar and cinnamon snack bar.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 36

1 1/2
cups packed light brown sugar
1
cup butter or margarine
2
cups Honey Nut Cheerios™ cereal
2
cups quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon salt

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 2-quart saucepan, heat brown sugar and butter over medium heat, stirring constantly, until smooth. Remove from heat.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients. Pour mixture into ungreased 13x9-inch pan. With rubber spatula, spread mixture in pan until even.
  • 3 Bake 16 to 18 minutes or until edges are golden brown and firm. Remove from oven to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 45 minutes.
  • 4 With table knife, cut baked mixture into 6 rows by 6 rows to make 36 bars. Store in loosely covered container.

Expert Tips

Both quick-cooking and old-fashioned oats are rolled oats. The only difference between the two is that the quick oats are cut into lots of pieces before they are steamed and rolled.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
95mg
95%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.