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Cheerios®-Raisin Bites

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 12

These ooey-gooey dessert bites are made with Cheerios, raisins, nuts, cinnamon and vanilla. Ready in only 30 minutes, they're fun birthday party treats. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1/2
cup warm water
1 1/2
cups raisins
1
cup roasted whole almonds
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon vanilla
1
cup coarsely crushed Cheerios™ cereal

Steps

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  • 1
    In medium bowl, soak raisins in water 10 minutes or until plump. Drain; pat dry.
  • 2
    In bowl of food processor, add raisins and all remaining ingredients except cereal. Cover; process, stopping to scrape side of bowl if necessary, until mixture forms a thick, sticky paste. (You can add a little water if mixture is not sticky enough.)
  • 3
    Roll mixture into 12 balls with moistened hands. In shallow dish, place cereal. Roll balls in cereal to coat. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Expert Tips

  • If you prefer, granola can be substituted for the almonds.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
15mg
1%
Potassium
240mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
11g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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