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Fruit and Nut Snack Bars

Stefania Lamacchia
by Stefania Lamacchia on Sep 12, 2017 4:00:00 PM

With a new school year well underway, make your mornings a little easier with a snack on-the-go. Try these delicious Fruit and Nut bars, featuring Honey Nut Cheerios Cereal, and quiet that hunger when you're pressed for time. 

PREP 10 min COOK 5 min YIELD 36 bars September-Fruit-Nut-Bars-Recipe.jpg

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups Honey Nut Cheerios Cereal 
  • 1 cup chopped dried tropical fruit mix 
  • 1/2 cup Longo’s Sunflower Seeds 
  • 1/2 cup dry roasted peanuts 
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup 
  • 1/4 cup Longo’s Peanut Butter 
  • 1 tsp vanilla 

Directions:

STIR together Cheerios, fruit mix, sunflower seeds and peanuts; set aside. 

HEAT sugar, syrup and peanut butter in saucepan over medium-high heat; stir constantly. Boil for 1 minute; remove from heat. Stir in vanilla. 

POUR sugar mixture over Cheerios mixture and stir until coated evenly. Press mixture into greased 13 x 9 inch pan. Let cool completely before cutting. 

PER SERVING (1 bar): 89 calories; 2 g protein; 3 g fat; 15 g carbohydrates; 1 g fibre; 9 g sugars; 33 mg sodium.

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Stefania Lamacchia
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