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Fruit and Nut Snack Bars

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Fruit and Nut Snack Bars
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 36
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Here's a recipe for bars that are perfect to bring to any potluck or gathering.

Ingredients

Snack Mix

  • 4 cups Honey Nut Cheerios™ cereal
  • 1 cup dried tropical three-fruit mix (from 7-oz bag)
  • 1/2 cup sunflower nuts
  • 1/2 cup dry-roasted peanuts

Syrup

  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions

  • 1
    Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix snack mix ingredients; set aside.
  • 2
    In 2-quart saucepan, mix all syrup ingredients except vanilla. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
  • 3
    Pour syrup over snack mix, stirring until evenly coated. Press mixture firmly in pan. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows. Store tightly covered.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Look for a variety of flavor combinations of dried fruit—choose your favorite for these yummy bars.

Nutrition Information

100 Calories, 3g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 15g Total Carbohydrate, 10g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
30
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
60mg
2%
Potassium
100mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
10g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
6%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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  • Here's a recipe for bars that are perfect to bring to any potluck or gathering.
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