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Peanut Butter Cereal Bars


Makes 40 servings


3 cups miniature marshmallows
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2 cup reduced-fat peanut butter
3-1/2 cups crisp rice cereal
1 cup uncooked quick oats
1/3 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Lightly coat 13X9-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Combine marshmallows and margarine in large microwavable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 15 seconds; stir. Continue to microwave 1 minute; stir until marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth. Add peanut butter; stir. Add cereal and oats; stir until well coated. Spread into prepared pan. Immediately sprinkle chocolate chips on top; lightly press.
  3. Cool completely in pan. Cut into 40 bars.


To make spreading the cereal mixture easier and cleanup a snap, lightly spray your spoon with nonstick cooking spray before stirring these bars.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 bar
Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 10 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Saturated Fat 1 g
Total Fat 3 g
Calories from Fat 36 %
Calories 66
Protein 1 g
Sodium 54 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1/2
Fat 1/2

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