No-Bake Oatmeal Bars

Mix up 8 easy ingredients for this foolproof, no-bake cereal bar.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 16

1/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/3
cup honey
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
cup diced dried fruit and raisin mixture
2
cups Wheaties™ cereal
1
cup old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats
1/2
cup sliced almonds

  • 1 Grease bottom and sides of 9-inch square pan with small amount of butter.
  • 2 In 3-quart saucepan, heat sugar, butter, honey and cinnamon to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly; remove from heat. Stir in dried fruit. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  • 3 Press mixture in pan with back of wooden spoon. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

These super snacks contain both ready-to-eat cereal and oats, two great whole grains that are terrific together. Pack a couple bars in your backpack, lunch box or briefcase for a morning--or any time of day--energy boost.

Whole Grain Serving: 1/2

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
55mg
55%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
10%;
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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.