Make Your Own Cereal Bars

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  • prep 10 min    cook 15 min
  • serves 25

Peanuts are an excellent source of protein, iron, and fiber, while flaxseed has a wide range of health benefits including being rich in alpha-linolenic acid, an essential fatty acid that contributes to heart health. Beyond that, they are a fun and convenient snack on-the-run or anytime.

Cranberry-Peanut Cereal BarsNumber of servings: Per square

  • 3 cups puffed whole-grain cereal, like Kashi
  • 1/2 cup chopped dry-roasted unsalted peanuts
  • 1/4 cup chopped unsweetened dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup agave syrup

    How to make it  25 minutes


  • 1

    Preheat the oven to 350°F. Coat an 8-inch square metal baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.


  • 2

    Stir together the cereal, peanuts, cranberries, and flaxseed in large bowl.


  • 3

    In a small saucepan over low heat, stir together the peanut butter and syrup until the mixture boils, about 1 minute. Stir into the cereal mixture until well-blended. Scrape into the prepared pan and press down firmly with the back of spatula to compact.


  • 4

    Bake until the edges are golden, about 15 minutes. Cool thoroughly before cutting into squares.


Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 112
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 78mg
  • Carbs: 19g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Fiber: 2g

See also:
Oatmeal-Peanut Butter Trail Bars
Chewy Date and Walnut Bars
Mixed Nut Bars

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