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Peanut Butter Crispy Rice Treats

Quentin Bacon
Yield Makes 15 servings (serving size: 1 square)
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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 201
  • fat 7 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 3 g
  • polyfat 2 g
  • protein 4 g
  • carbohydrate 32 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 50 mg
  • calcium 5 mg

How to Make It

  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.