Cereal Bars Recipe

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Virgil Fernandez Modified: March 24, 2022
Cereal Bars Recipe

How To Make No Bake Cereal Bars

Skip the baking with these delicious and easy-to-make cereal bars that are made with rolled oats, rice cereal, creamy peanut butter, and more!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2cupsold fashioned oats,rolled
  • cupscrispy rice cereal
  • ¼cupwheat germ,toasted
  • ¾cuplight corn syrup,or honey
  • 1cupcreamy peanut butter
  • ½cuplight brown sugar
  • ½cupcandy coated chocolate chips,or miniature chocolate chips
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Line a 9-inch square pan with parchment paper, then coat the pan and parchment with cooking spray.

  2. Place the oats, rice cereal, and wheat germ in a large bowl. Stir to combine.

  3. Place the corn syrup, peanut butter, and brown sugar in a pot on the stove over medium heat.

  4. Cook for 2 to 4 minutes or until the peanut butter has melted, stirring occasionally.

  5. Pour the peanut butter mixture into the oat mixture. Stir until well combined.

  6. Press the cereal bar mixture firmly into the prepared pan. Gently press chocolate chips into the top of the bars.

  7. Chill for 1 hour or until firm.

  8. Cut into 12 pieces, then serve.

Recipe Notes

For best results, toast the wheat germ in a pan for 1 to 2 minutes until golden brown and fragrant.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 336.79kcal
  • Fat: 15.25g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.81g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.39g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.38g
  • Carbohydrates: 46.64g
  • Fiber: 2.95g
  • Sugar: 30.50g
  • Protein: 7.80g
  • Cholesterol: 1.40mg
  • Sodium: 26.30mg
  • Calcium: 36.52mg
  • Potassium: 200.62mg
  • Iron: 2.23mg
  • Vitamin C: 0.06mg
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