Wake-Up Breakfast Bars

Peanut butter, bran cereal, and dried cranberries makes for a breakfast bar that's nutritious and sweet. Enjoy as a snack as well.

Wake-Up Breakfast Bars
Yield: 12 to 16 squares

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 1/2 cups peanut butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 5 cups bran-flakes cereal
  • 1 package (6 ounces) dried cranberries

Make It

1. Line a 9 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan with foil; set aside. In a large saucepan, stir together brown sugar and honey. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter and cinnamon until smooth. Stir in cereal and 1/2 cup cranberries until coated.

2. Pat mixture into prepared pan, pressing firmly. Press remaining cranberries on top. Cover and chill until set or up to 24 hours.

3. To serve, use foil to lift mixture from pan; cut into squares. Will keep in the refrigerator for three days.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 337, Fat, total (g): 17, carb. (g): 45, fiber (g): 6, pro. (g): 10, calcium (mg): 31, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.