Quentin Bacon
Recipe from Health

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. 

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

  1. 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.
Ellie Krieger,
September 2010

Nutritional Information

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