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Banana Nut Snack Bars

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Banana Nut Snack Bars
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 24
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Stir up a whole-grain snack bar with Banana Nut Cheerios® cereal in just 15 minutes. The chocolate drizzle is a sweet bonus.
Updated Jan 20, 2009

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons margarine or butter (do not use spread or tub products)
  • 1 bag (10.5 oz) miniature marshmallows (5 1/2 cups)
  • 6 cups Banana Nut Cheerios™ cereal
  • 1/3 cup roasted sunflower nuts
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large microwavable bowl, microwave margarine uncovered on High 30 to 45 seconds or until melted. Add marshmallows; toss until coated. Microwave uncovered on High 1 minute 15 seconds to 1 minute 45 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until mixture can be stirred smooth.
  • 2
    Stir in cereal and sunflower nuts until well blended. Press evenly in pan.
  • 3
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and oil uncovered on High 45 to 60 seconds, stirring very 15 seconds, until melted and smooth. Drizzle over bars.
  • 4
    Cool 1 hour or until glaze is set. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store loosely covered.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Skip the chocolate drizzle, or use peanut butter chips instead of the chocolate chips.

Nutrition

110 Calories, 3g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 19g Total Carbohydrate, 11g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
30
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
90mg
4%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
11g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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