Health

Peanut Butter Crispy Rice Treats

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup chunky, natural-style peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 6 cups crispy brown rice cereal
  • 2/3 cup chopped dried cherries
  • Cooking spray

Preparation


Combine peanut butter and honey in a large pot; cook over medium-low heat until peanut butter and honey are melted (about 2-3 minutes). Add crispy brown rice cereal and chopped dried cherries to the mixture; stir until sticky. Press into a 9- x 13-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Chill in refrigerator 40 minutes. Cut into 15 (2 1/2 - x 3-inch) squares; serve.



    This healthy version of crispy rice cereal bars uses brown rice cereal, natural peanut butter, honey instead of corn syrup, and dried cherries.   With 2 grams of fiber per bar, you don’t have to feel guilty about indulging. 
  • Yield: Makes 15 servings (serving size: 1 square)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 201
Fat per serving: 7g
Saturated fat per serving: 1g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 3g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 2g
Protein per serving: 4g
Carbohydrate per serving: 32g
Fiber per serving: 2g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 50mg
Calcium per serving: 5mg

Good to Know

All-natural peanut butter and honey bring an authentic sweetness to the fiber-rich brown rice cereal.

Ellie Krieger