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Banana Nut Snack Bars

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 15 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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Stir up a whole-grain snack bar with Banana Nut Cheerios® cereal in just 15 minutes. The chocolate drizzle is a sweet bonus.

Ingredients

3
tablespoons margarine or butter (do not use spread or tub products)
1
bag (10.5 oz) miniature marshmallows
6
cups Banana Nut Cheerios™ cereal
1/3
cup roasted sunflower nuts
1/4
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1
teaspoon canola oil

Steps

  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large microwavable bowl, microwave margarine uncovered on High 30 to 45 seconds or until melted. Add marshmallows; toss until coated. Microwave on High 1 minute 15 seconds to 1 minute 45 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until mixture can be stirred smooth.
  • 2 Stir in cereal and sunflower nuts until well blended. Press evenly in pan.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and oil uncovered on High 45 to 60 seconds, stirring very 15 seconds until melted and smooth. Drizzle over bars.
  • 4 Cool about 1 hour or until glaze is set. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store loosely covered.
  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large microwavable bowl, microwave margarine uncovered on High 30 to 45 seconds or until melted. Add marshmallows; toss until coated. Microwave on High 1 minute 15 seconds to 1 minute 45 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until mixture can be stirred smooth.
  • 2 Stir in cereal and sunflower nuts until well blended. Press evenly in pan.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and oil uncovered on High 45 to 60 seconds, stirring very 15 seconds until melted and smooth. Drizzle over bars.
  • 4 Cool about 1 hour or until glaze is set. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

Skip the chocolate drizzle, or use peanut butter chips instead of the chocolate chips.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
90mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
11g
11%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
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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