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Two-Sided Cereal Bars

Two-Sided Cereal Bars
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 12

These fun and delicious cereal bars play up differences through the magic of colored sugars and an imagination. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

3
tablespoons butter
1
bag (10 oz) miniature marshmallows
5
cups Cheerios™ cereal
1
tablespoon red decorating sugar
1
tablespoon blue decorating sugar

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray bottom and sides of 9-inch square pan with cooking spray. Spray large microwavable bowl with cooking spray; add butter and marshmallows. Microwave uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until mixture is stirred smooth.
  • 2
    Immediately stir in cereal until evenly coated. Pour cereal mixture into pan. With buttered back of spoon or buttered hands, firmly press mixture in pan until even.
  • 3
    Cover half with piece of waxed paper; sprinkle uncovered side with red sugar, and press lightly onto cereal bar. Remove waxed paper, and cover red side; sprinkle uncovered side with blue sugar, and press lightly on cereal bar. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Cut into 6 rows by 2 rows. Store bars covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

  • Have fun with colors, and select your favorite colored sugars to add variety to these bars.
  • Honey Nut Cheerios™ cereal would also work in this recipe.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
100mg
4%
Potassium
75mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
16g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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