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Chex® Apple-Almond Bars

Mix up whole-grain cereal and dried fruits into a better-for-you snack bar.

Prep Time:20 min
Start to Finish:1 hr 20 min
Makes:16 bars

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Ingredients
4cups Cinnamon Chex® or Rice Chex® cereal
2/3cup chopped dried apples
1/2cup sliced almonds
1/2cup sweetened dried cranberries
1tablespoon butter or margarine
1/2cup light corn syrup
1/4cup packed brown sugar
Tips
Cooking Gluten Free?
Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
Special Touch
Having a party? Drizzle the bars with melted dark or white chocolate and cut into triangle shapes.
Preparation Directions
1.Line bottom and sides of 8-inch square pan with foil. Spray foil with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix cereal, apples, almonds and cranberries; set aside.
2.In 1-quart saucepan, heat butter, corn syrup and brown sugar over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved and mixture comes to a boil. Boil 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until slightly thickened.
3.Pour over cereal mixture in bowl; stir until evenly coated. Using buttered back of spoon, press mixture firmly in pan. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm enough to cut.
4.For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store covered at room temperature up to 1 week.
Nutritional Information
1 Bar: Calories 130 (Calories from Fat 25); Total Fat 3g (Saturated Fat 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 80mg; Total Carbohydrate 26g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 15g); Protein 1% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 4%; Iron 15Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 2 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.