Take-Along Oatmeal Bars
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup butter or margarine
- 1/3 cup honey
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 cup diced dried fruit and raisin mixture
- 2 cups Wheaties® cereal
- 1 cup old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats
- 1/2 cup sliced almonds
These super snacks contain both ready-to-eat cereal and oats, two great whole grains that are terrific together. Pack a couple bars in your backpack, lunch box or briefcase for a morning--or any time of day--energy boost.
Grease bottom and sides of 9-inch square pan with small amount of butter.
In 3-quart saucepan, heat sugar, butter, honey and cinnamon to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly; remove from heat. Stir in dried fruit. Stir in remaining ingredients.
Press mixture in pan with back of wooden spoon. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store loosely covered at room temperature.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories140 (Calories from Fat 45), % Daily Value Total Fat 5g 5% (Saturated Fat 2g, 2% Trans Fat 0g 0%), Cholesterol 10mg 10%, Sodium 55mg 55%; Total Carbohydrate 22g 22% (Dietary Fiber 2g 2%
Sugars 14g 14%), Protein 2g 2%; % Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 0%; Iron 10%;
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.