Swag Bars (Chocolate & Peanut Butter Bars)

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by dukeswalker

This recipe was in the Jan/Feb 2009 issue of Cooking Light magazine. It was in their "Lighten Up" section - where a reader can submit a favorite recipe and COoking Light will make it healthier. This was very tasty and the kids LOVED them. Next time I might try and sub honey or brown rice syrup for the HFCS. I also increased the chocolate a teeny bit and spread it over the bars instead of drizzling it.

Top Review by crainelli_9790714

These were really good and had a great peanut flavor. I had to make them twice, the first time I think I cooked the mixture too long and ended up with tasty little bricks and a few broken teeth; but I could see the potential in the overall tase and had to try again. The second batch came out perfect.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in heavy saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook 4 minutes or until it just begins to a boil, stirring constantly.
  2. Remove from heat; stir in peanuts & cereal.
  3. Spread mixture evenly i a 13x9 pan sprayed with cooking spray.
  4. Melt chocoalte in microwave and drizzle over bars.
  5. Score into 36 bars while warm.

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