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Wholesome Amaranth Bars

Blogger Brooke McLay from Cheeky Kitchen shows you how to use wholesome amaranth in a tasty no-bake dessert bar. Learn to make this recipe with our how-to article.

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 9

Ingredients

3
tablespoons butter
1/3
cup peanut butter
1/4
cup real maple syrup
3
cups miniature marshmallows
5
cups MultiGrain Cheerios™ cereal
1
cup popped amaranth*
1
cup dark chocolate chips
1/2
cup butterscotch chips
Additional popped amaranth, if desired

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Directions

  • 1 Lightly spray 9-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In deep large saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium heat. Add peanut butter, syrup and marshmallows. Cook and stir until marshmallows are melted. Add cereal and 1 cup popped amaranth; stir until well coated. Press into pan.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips, butterscotch chips and remaining 1 tablespoon butter uncovered on High about 1 minute, stirring once, until melted and smooth. Spread over bars. Sprinkle with additional popped amaranth. Cool. Cut into 3 rows by 3 rows.

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