Peanut-Almond Snack Bars

Peanut-Almond Snack BarsRecipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Peanut-Almond Snack Bars feature pretzels, marshmallows, peanut butter, almonds, and even a little hint of chocolate. Is there any snack attack this bar can't beat?


Serves 16 (serving size: 1 bar)
Total time: 1 Hour, 12 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 12 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 12 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 162
Fat 8.1 g
Satfat 1.9 g
Monofat 3.6 g
Polyfat 2 g
Protein 3.7 g
Carbohydrate 19.9 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 162 mg
Calcium 27 mg


2 1/2 tablespoons butter
3 cups miniature marshmallows
1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
2 1/4 cups chocolate toasted oat cereal (such as Cheerios)
1 1/4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
1 cup crushed hard pretzel twists
1/3 cup roasted, salted almonds
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
Cooking spray


1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add marshmallows and peanut butter; cook 3 minutes or until smooth, stirring constantly. Remove mixture from heat; stir in cereal and next 4 ingredients (through salt).

2. Working quickly, spread mixture in an 8-inch square metal baking pan coated with cooking spray. Using a wet spoon, spread mixture into an even 1-inch layer; let stand 1 hour or until set. Cut into 16 squares.