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Apple Raisin Fiber Bars Apple Raisin Fiber Bars

Jami Nolen

May 24, 2009

 

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fiber cereal
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup dried apple slices, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup ground flax seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter

 

Preparation

  1. Butter bottom and sides of 8-inch square pan or spray with cooking spray. Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag, seal bag and slightly crush with rolling pin or meat mallet (or slightly crush in food processor).
  2. In large bowl, mix cereal and nuts; set aside.
  3. In 3-quart saucepan, heat honey, brown sugar, apples, raisins and cinnamon just to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in peanut butter. Pour over cereal mixture; stir gently until evenly coated.
  4. Press mixture evenly into pan with back of wooden spoon. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until set. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store covered at room temperature. High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.

 

Nutritional Information - 1 Bar

Calories: 160

Total Fat: 5g

Fiber depends on the cereal used

 

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