Fruit and Nut Snack Bars
Recipe from Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... We raised the bar on snacks with these sweet treats--great for lunch boxes, on-the-road nibbles and wrapped in a tin box as a gift!



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Servings: 36
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
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Ingredients
    Snack Mix
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      4   cups 
      Honey Nut Cheerios® cereal
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      1   cup 
      dried tropical three-fruit mix (from 7-oz bag)
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      1/2  cup 
      sunflower nuts
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      1/2  cup 
      dry-roasted peanuts
    Syrup
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      3/4  cup 
      packed brown sugar
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      1/2  cup 
      corn syrup
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      1/4  cup 
      peanut butter
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      1   teaspoon 
      vanilla

    Directions
    1.
    Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix snack mix ingredients; set aside.
    2.
    In 2-quart saucepan, mix all syrup ingredients except vanilla. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
    3.
    Pour syrup over snack mix, stirring until evenly coated. Press mixture firmly in pan. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows. Store tightly covered.
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    Nutrition information
    Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 100, Fat, total (g) 3, carb. (g) 15, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 10, pro. (g) 2, vit. A (IU) 97, sodium (mg) 60, calcium (mg) 20, iron (mg) 1, Starch () 1, Other Carb () 1, Fat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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