Maple Cranberry Crunch Cereal Bars
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No-Bake Maple Cranberry Crunch Cereal Bars Recipe

A delicious combination of sweet, tart, chewy and crunchy these maple cranberry crunch no bake cereal bars are a winner.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 24
Calories: 129
Author: Martha | Simple Nourished Living

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons maple-flavored extract (optional)
  • 6 cups honey and nut flakes & clusters cereal (I used Post Cranberry Almond Crunch)
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or pistachios

Instructions

  • Lightly spray a 9x13-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray and set it aside. (Or for easy cleanup, line the pan with parchment paper or foil and spray the it with nonstick spray.
  • In a large saucepan set over low heat, cook the maple syrup and butter until melted and bubbly.
  • Add the marshmallows and cook, stirring often, until they are melted.
  • Remove the saucepan from the heat.
  • Mix in the maple extract (if using), cereal, cranberries and pecan, stirring until everything is combined and well coated.
  • Scrape the mixture into the prepared pan and press into place with a spatula, a large square of wax paper, or your clean damp hands.
  • Cool completely.
  • Cut into 24 bars.
  • Store in covered containers between layers of wax paper.

Recipe Notes

Weight Watchers Points Plus: *3
Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints: *6
Nutrition Facts
No-Bake Maple Cranberry Crunch Cereal Bars Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 bar)
Calories 129 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 2g 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: maple crunch no bake bars, no-bake maple cereal bars