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Chewy Peanut Bars

Chewy Peanut Bars
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 16

Wheaties™ cereal, chocolate and peanut butter come together in this luscious bar. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

4
cups Wheaties™ cereal
1/3
cup lightly salted dry-roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped
1/2
cup light corn syrup
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup peanut butter
3
tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 9-inch square pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix cereal and peanuts.
  • 2
    In 2-quart saucepan, heat corn syrup, brown sugar and peanut butter to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring to coat entire mixture. Press in pan.
  • 3
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High 30 seconds; stir. Continue microwaving 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each microwave time, until smooth. Drizzle chocolate over bars. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until chocolate has hardened. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

  • These terrific-tasting bars go together in a hurry. If the cereal mixture is a bit sticky when you press it in the pan, dampen your hands first and use them to press the mixture.
  • Whole Grain Serving: 1/2

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
110mg
5%
Potassium
95mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
2g
6%
Sugars
11g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
15%
15%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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