In only 20 minutes, you can put together a pan of crunchy no-bake bars.
cup corn syrup
cup packed brown sugar
teaspoons instant espresso coffee granules or instant coffee granules
teaspoons boiling water
cup creamy peanut butter
cups Basic 4™ cereal
cup broken pretzel sticks
Butter bottom and sides of 8-inch square pan.
In 3-quart saucepan, heat corn syrup and brown sugar to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. In small bowl, stir coffee granules into boiling water until dissolved; stir into corn syrup mixture along with peanut butter until smooth. Add cereal and pretzels, stirring until evenly coated.
Press evenly in pan. Let stand about 2 hours or until set. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 3 rows. Store covered.
Try adding 1/4 cup dried cranberries, chopped dried cherries or chopped dried apricots to these bars.
You can increase or decrease the amount of coffee in these bars based on your personal preference.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Bar
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 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;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.