Chex* Apple-Almond Bars (Gluten Free)

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Chex* Apple-Almond Bars (Gluten Free)
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 16
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Mix up whole-grain cereal and dried fruits to create a tasty, better-for-you bar.
May 30, 2011


  • 4 cups (1 L) Rice Chex* cereal
  • 2/3 cup (150 mL) chopped dried apples
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) packed brown sugar


  • 1
    Line bottom and sides of 8-inch (20 cm) square pan with foil. Spray foil with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix cereal, apples, almonds and cranberries; set aside.
  • 2
    In 1-quart (1 L) saucepan, heat butter, corn syrup and brown sugar over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved and mixture comes to a boil. Boil 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until slightly thickened.
  • 3
    Pour over cereal mixture in bowl; stir until evenly coated. Using buttered back of spoon, press mixture firmly in pan. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm enough to cut.
  • 4
    For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store covered at room temperature up to 1 week.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    COOKING GLUTEN FREE? Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
  • Tip 2
    Special Touch: Drizzle the bars with melted dark or white chocolate and cut into triangle shapes.

Nutrition Information

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