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Cheerios for Cereal Bars

Use popular cereals to make healthful cereal bars for a special snack or treat. Great for packing lunches.

Cheerios Bars

3 tablespoons butter
6 cups miniature marshmallows
5 cups Cheerios cereal

Butter rectangular pan, 13 x 9 x 2-inches.

Microwave butter and marshmallows in large microwavable bowl uncovered on high about two minutes, stirring after every minute, until smooth. Immediately stir in cereal until coated.

Press in pan; cool Store loosely covered. For bars, cut into six rows by four rows.

Suggestion: Use different flavored Cheerios for a different taste treat!

Did you know?

When General Mills launched Cheerios in 1941, it was called Cheerioats and was the first ready-to-eat oat cereal. The name was changed to Cheerios in 1945. The primary ingredient in Cheerios is whole grain oats.


Grape Nuts Bars

Sweeten up a combination of healthful Grape Nuts Cereal with low fat peanut butter and sweetener and you've got a great low fat treat.

Grape nuts cereal

1 cup corn syrup
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup peanut butter
4 cups Grape-Nuts cereal

Mix corn syrup, sugar and peanut butter in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high for two minutes or just until mixture boils, stirring every minute.

Add cereal; toss to coat well.

Press firmly onto bottom of foil-lined 13x9-inch pan lightly sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Cool. Cut into bars. Makes 30 bars.

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