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Dark Chocolate-Almond Butter Cheerios™ Bars

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 18

Make snack time even more delicious by adding dark chocolate, almond butter and a few more simple ingredients to fan-favorite Cheerios™ cereal to make tasty no-bake bars. ...MORE+ LESS-

Cindy Rahe Cindy Rahe
September 20, 2016

Ingredients

1
cup honey
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup coconut oil
1
cup almond butter
6
cups Cheerios™ cereal
1
bag (12 oz) dark chocolate chips (2 cups)

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray; line with cooking parchment paper, leaving overhang on 2 sides.
  • 2
    In 2-quart saucepan, heat honey, brown sugar and coconut oil over medium heat, stirring as it melts. Heat to boiling; remove from heat, and stir in almond butter. Pour mixture into large bowl; stir in cereal to coat well. While still warm, press mixture firmly in pan.
  • 3
    Microwave chocolate chips in microwavable bowl uncovered on High in 30-second bursts, stirring after each burst, until melted and smooth. Spread evenly over bars. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until firm. Cut into 6 rows by 3 rows.

Expert Tips

  • Use bottom of flat glass to press cereal mixture firmly into pan.
  • These bars will become hard after time if you store them in the pan. To keep them chewy for a few days, just wrap individual bars tightly in plastic wrap, and store at room temperature.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
27%
Saturated Fat
7g
34%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
85mg
4%
Potassium
290mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
45g
15%
Dietary Fiber
4g
15%
Sugars
34g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
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; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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