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PB & J Squares

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PB & J Squares
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 24
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Make bars the easy no-bake way with "O's" cereal and PB and J!
Updated Apr 14, 2009

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Cheerios™ cereal
  • 1/2 cup peanuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/3 cup grape jelly
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter

Steps

  • 1
    Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, place cereal, peanuts and raisins; stir to mix. Set aside.
  • 2
    In 2-quart saucepan, heat jelly, sugar and corn syrup over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture begins to boil. Boil 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter until mixture is smooth.
  • 3
    Pour peanut butter mixture over cereal mixture in bowl; stir until cereal is evenly coated. Pour mixture into pan. With buttered back of spoon, press mixture in pan until even. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4
    With table knife, cut cereal mixture into 6 rows by 4 rows to make 24 bars. Store in loosely covered container.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Have kids mix up the cereal, peanuts and raisins in the large bowl.

Nutrition

120 Calories, 4 1/2g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 18g Total Carbohydrate, 8g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
40
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
80mg
3%
Potassium
125mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
Sugars
8g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 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
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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