No Bake Cereal Bars

No Bake Cereal Bars

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"This is a great recipe for kids! It's easy to make and you don't have to bake it. This is always a hit at potlucks and family get-togethers. Very colorful! My mom made this growing up, and I have seen different variations in cook books. Enjoy!"
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Ingredients

15 m servings 350 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 350 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 18.2 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.7g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 8.4 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 145 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. In a large bowl, toss together the toasted oat cereal, rice cereal, peanuts and chocolate pieces; set aside. Grease a 10x15 inch jellyroll pan.
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, stir together the corn syrup and sugar. Bring the mixture to a boil and cook until sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat and quickly stir into the peanut butter and vanilla. Pour the mixture into the bowl with the cereal mixture and mix well. Press into the prepared pan. Let stand until set. Cut into bars and serve.

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Most helpful positive review

We've made this recipe twice in the past week and have made a few changes but received rave reviews. We used all crispy rice cereal and substituted the peanuts for shredded coconut. We used ha...

Most helpful critical review

I don't know what I did wrong, but it does not seem that 1 cup of corn syrup is enough; the mix did not glue together into bars!! I created a trail mix instead!

We've made this recipe twice in the past week and have made a few changes but received rave reviews. We used all crispy rice cereal and substituted the peanuts for shredded coconut. We used ha...

Kids LOVED them! Omitted the peanuts and substituted honey for corn syrup. Very delicious!

This was a very good, somewhat healthy, easy recipe. The oat cereal, peanuts and peanut butter add nutrients and that is a plus in my book. I used more cereal and less chocolate. I also added...

great easy recipe. have made a couple of times and they are quick and the recipe is flexible.

I don't know what I did wrong, but it does not seem that 1 cup of corn syrup is enough; the mix did not glue together into bars!! I created a trail mix instead!

Forget the kids, I thought these were yummy!! I would have liked to see them stick together a little better. Still made a nice bake sale item.

Delicious, but they don't stick together well at all! Fortunately I don't mind the tendency to fall apart, but it makes them less than ideal for traveling (a bit too messy for a packed lunch). ...

I followed the recipe exactly and it give it 3 stars, but it has 5 star potential. I think it could be improved by reducing the amount of sugar and corn syrup and increasing the peanut butter. I...

My kids loved this snack.I have a daycare and everyone of them want me to make this snack at least once a week.and you can make it healthier by using splenda,sugar free candies.