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Gluten-Free Cheerios™ Caramel Crisp Cereal Bars

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 36

A chewy Cheerios™ bar with a touch of chocolate. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Bars

6
cups Cheerios™ cereal
1
bag (14 oz) gluten-free caramels
3
tablespoons water
2
cups miniature marshmallows
1/4
cup gluten-free miniature semisweet candy-coated chocolate candies for baking

Chocolate Glaze

1/4
cup semisweet or milk chocolate chips
2
teaspoons shortening

Steps

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  • 1
    Butter 13 x 9-inch pan. Into large bowl, measure cereal. In medium microwavable bowl, microwave caramels and water uncovered on High 2 1/2 to 4 minutes, stirring after each minute, until smooth. Pour over cereal; gently stir until well coated. Add marshmallows; gently stir. Press evenly in pan, using buttered back of spoon.
  • 2
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave glaze ingredients uncovered on Medium (50%) about 1 minute or until mixture can be stirred smooth; drizzle over bars.
  • 3
    Sprinkle bars with candies. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until bars are firm and glaze is set. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

  • The Chocolate Glaze can be made in a small saucepan--melt over low heat.
  • Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
3%
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
65mg
3%
Potassium
65mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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