PB & J Squares

PB & J Squares

Make bars the easy no-bake way with "O's" cereal and PB and J!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

24

bars

6
cups CheeriosĀ® cereal
1/2
cup peanuts
1/2
cup raisins
1/3
cup grape jelly
1/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup light corn syrup
1/2
cup creamy peanut butter
  1. Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, place cereal, peanuts and raisins; stir to mix. Set aside.
  2. In 2-quart saucepan, heat jelly, sugar and corn syrup over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture begins to boil. Boil 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter until mixture is smooth.
  3. Pour peanut butter mixture over cereal mixture in bowl; stir until cereal is evenly coated. Pour mixture into pan. With buttered back of spoon, press mixture in pan until even. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  4. With table knife, cut cereal mixture into 6 rows by 4 rows to make 24 bars. Store in loosely covered container.
Makes 24 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Family Fun
Have kids mix up the cereal, peanuts and raisins in the large bowl.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 80mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 18g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.