These are a great alternative to store bought cereal and granola bars. They pack well and make an easy, quick snack or breakfast on the go. I like to use dried cranberries, but you could substitute any soft dried fruit like cherries or apricots.
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- 1Preheat oven to 350°.
- 2Toast oatmeal on large baking sheet 13 x 9 pan or 15 x 10 jellyroll pan for 10 minutes.
- 3Add raisins and Rice Krispies and toast another 5 minutes.
- 4Add peanuts and dried fruit and set aside.
- 5In a large pan, melt butter, peanut butter and marshmallows over low heat.
- 6When smooth and combined, add oatmeal mixture.
- 7Stir to coat.
- 8Press firmly into 9x13 pan.
- 9Cool and cut into 20 bars.
- 10Note: I use a large dutch oven type pot to make mixing easier.
- 11You can also reduce or eliminate butter if you want to lower the fat.
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Nutritional Facts for Cranberry Nut Energy Bars
Serving Size: 1 (1311 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 257.9
- Calories from Fat 108
- Total Fat 12.1 g
- Saturated Fat 4.2 g
- Cholesterol 12.2 mg
- Sodium 110.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 35.1 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
- Sugars 18.7 g
- Protein 5.8 g