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Fruity Cereal Bars

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Fruity Cereal Bars
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 12
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Surprise your kids after school with these great-tasting chewy fruity bars.
Aug 26, 2009

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) butter or margarine
  • 1 bag (250 g) large marshmallows (about 40 large marshmallows)
  • 6 cups (1.5 L) MultiGrain or Original Cheerios* cereal
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) Yoplait Creamy® or Yoplait Yoptimal®  0% M.F. yogurt (any flavour)
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) diced dried fruit (e.g. apricots, peaches, cranberries, blueberries)

Steps

  • 1
    Spray an 8 or 9-inch (2L) square pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Microwave butter and marshmallows in large microwaveable bowl on High 1 to 1 1/2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until smooth. Stir in cereal until coated.
  • 3
    Press about 4 cups (1 L) mixture firmly in pan with dampened hands. Spread with yogurt.
  • 4
    Combine dried fruit and remaining cereal mixture (if cereal mixture has become firm, microwave uncovered on High 30 seconds to soften); spread over top of yogurt.
  • 5
    Press firmly with dampened hands. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until firm.
  • 6
    For bars, cut into 4 rows by 3 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Tip: Try adding roasted sunflower or pumpkin seeds to these fast & easy afterschool crowd pleasers.
  • Tip 2
    ® Trademark owned by Yoplait Marques Internationales and used under license by Aliments Ultima Foods Inc.

Nutrition Information

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