Crunchy Peanut Butter Bars

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Prep Time: 10 Min

Total Time: 10 Min

Servings: 30 servings


  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat peanut butter
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 cups Grape-Nuts Cereal


  1. Microwave peanut butter, corn syrup, and sugar in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. or just until mixture comes to boil, stirring after each minute. Add cereal; mix well.
  2. Press cereal mixture firmly onto bottom of 13x9-inch pan sprayed with cooking spray. Cool completely.
  3. Cut cereal mixture into bars. Wrap individually with plastic wrap. Store in tightly covered container at room temperature.

Tips and Suggestions

How to Easily Remove Bars from Pan: Line empty pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides of pan. Press cereal mixture into prepared pan as directed. Cool completely. Use foil handles to remove cereal mixture from pan before cutting into bars.

Fruity Carb Bars: Prepare as directed, stirring in 1 cup dried fruit, such as raisins, cranberries, cherries or fruit bits, along with the cereal.

Use Your Stove: Place peanut butter, corn syrup and sugar in saucepan. Bring to boil on low heat, stirring occasionally. Pour over cereal in bowl; toss until evenly coated. Continue as directed.

Nutrition Bonus: Take along this cereal-based snack for an excellent source of iron from the fortified cereal.


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