Chex® Apple-Almond Bars

Chex® Apple-Almond Bars

Mix up whole-grain cereal and dried fruits into a better-for-you snack bar. 16 bars

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

16

bars

4
cups Cinnamon Chex® or Rice Chex® cereal
2/3
cup chopped dried apples
1/2
cup sliced almonds
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1/2
cup light corn syrup
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
  1. Line bottom and sides of 8-inch square pan with foil. Spray foil with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix cereal, apples, almonds and cranberries; set aside.
  2. In 1-quart saucepan, heat butter, corn syrup and brown sugar over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved and mixture comes to a boil. Boil 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until slightly thickened.
  3. Pour over cereal mixture in bowl; stir until evenly coated. Using buttered back of spoon, press mixture firmly in pan. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm enough to cut.
  4. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store covered at room temperature up to 1 week.
Makes 16 bars
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Cooking Gluten Free?
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Special Touch
Having a party? Drizzle the bars with melted dark or white chocolate and cut into triangle shapes.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 25),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 80mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 26g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.