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Saturday, November 12, 2011

Cranberry Granola Bars with Marshmallows

These yummy treats are perfect for lunches, parties, dessert, or a snack.  They are healthy, too!  They are like granola bars, but made like rice crispy treats.


Ingredients: 
3 Tbs. butter
1 (10.5 oz.) bag of miniature marshmallows
1 (15 oz) box of low-fat granola cluster cereal
1 1/4 cup dried cranberries
non-stick baking spray


Directions
  • Melt butter in a large saucepan until completely melted
  • Add marshmallows and cook, stirring constantly until melted and smooth.
  • Remove from heat and add cereal and cranberries
  • Press mixture into a 13 x 9 inch pan and let stand 10-15 minutes
  • Cut into 24 pieces
*TIP 1- When pressing the mixture into the pan, spray your hands with baking spray so they won't stick to the mixture.
*TIP 2 - Switch it up and use dried blueberries, nuts, or chocolate chips for your next batch.  You can put many different things in the bars!

2 comments:

  1. This looks something I can make...so I'm going to try it soon. Thanks.

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  2. Great! I hope you enjoy them. I think they are so yummy. By the way, if anyone is on Weight Watchers, they are 2 points per bar if you cut them into 24 squares. :D

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