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Cheerios® Caramel Crisp Bars

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A Cheerios® Challenge recipe! Surprise! Cereal, chocolate and caramel mixed up in a bar makes a super tasty low-fat day starter.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

Bars

6
cups Cheerios™ cereal
1
bag (14 oz) caramels
3
tablespoons water
2
cups miniature marshmallows
1/4
cup miniature semisweet candy-coated chocolate candies for baking

Chocolate Glaze

1/4
cup semisweet or milk chocolate chips
2
teaspoons shortening

Directions

  • 1 Butter bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan. Into large bowl, measure cereal; set aside.
  • 2 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave caramels and water uncovered on High 2 1/2 to 4 minutes, stirring after each minute, until smooth. Pour over cereal; gently stir until well coated. Add marshmallows; gently stir. Press evenly in pan, using buttered back of spoon.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, microwave glaze ingredients uncovered on Medium (50%) about 1 minute or until mixture can be stirred smooth; drizzle over bars.
  • 4 Sprinkle bars with candies. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until bars are firm and glaze is set. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows. Store loosely covered.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 90
  • Fat 2g
  • Saturated Fat 1/2g
  • Sodium 50mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
50mg
50%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

Eating at least 3 servings of whole grains like Cheerios® cereal daily may help reduce blood cholesterol. Look for the word "whole" to be sure you get the whole grain.

To create a different look and taste, use dark chocolate or white chocolate chips instead of semisweet or milk chocolate chips.

Ratings & Reviews

We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 09/26/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
50mg
50%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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