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Peanut Butter Cereal Bars

Peanut Butter Cereal Bars

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peanut butter cereal bars
Makes: 16 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

These bars make a great on the go snack to satisfy a sweet tooth. Trying adding pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, or chopped nuts to add a little extra crunch. 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup honey (see Notes)
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2 cups rice cereal
  • 2 cups quick oats
  • 1 cup raisins or other dried fruit

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. In a saucepan, bring honey to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to low and stir in peanut butter.
  4. Add cereal, oats and raisins; mix well. Remove from heat
  5. Lightly grease an 8x8-inch baking pan. Press mixture into pan. When cool, cut into 16 bars.
  6. Store in an airtight container for up to a week.

Notes

  • Try this recipe with 4 cups of unsweetened cereal flakes instead of the rice cereal and oats.
  • Honey is not recommended for children under 1 year old.
  • To avoid peanuts or peanut butter, try sunflower seeds or sunflower seed butter.
Source:

Food Hero
Oregon State University Cooperative Extension Service

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 201
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 61 mg
Carbohydrates 27 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 16 g
Added Sugars included 9 g
Protein 6 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 17 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 238 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 201
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 27 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 16 g
Added Sugars included 9 g
Protein 6 g
Minerals
Calcium 17 mg
Potassium 238 mg
Sodium 61 mg
Copper 165 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 49 mg
Phosphorus 121 mg
Selenium 4 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 0 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 1 mcg
Folate 20 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 20 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Grains 1/2 ounces
Protein Foods 1 ounce

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