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Chewy Peanut Bars

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Wheaties® cereal, chocolate and peanut butter come together in this luscious bar.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

4
cups Wheaties® cereal
1/3
cup lightly salted dry-roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped
1/2
cup light corn syrup
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup peanut butter
3
tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  • 1 Spray 9-inch square pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix cereal and peanuts.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, heat corn syrup, brown sugar and peanut butter to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring to coat entire mixture. Press in pan.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High 30 seconds; stir. Continue microwaving 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each microwave time, until smooth. Drizzle chocolate over bars. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until chocolate has hardened. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 140
  • Fat 4 1/2g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Sodium 110mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
110mg
110%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1/2 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; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Expert Tips

These terrific-tasting bars go together in a hurry. If the cereal mixture is a bit sticky when you press it in the pan, dampen your hands first and use them to press the mixture.

Whole Grain Serving: 1/2

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 07/23/2012. 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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
110mg
110%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1/2 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; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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