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Crispy Peanut Butter Bars

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Makes:about 36 bars
Freezing:excellent

No time to bake? No problem! Make these crispy bars with peanut butter and dried fruit without even turning on the oven. They’re a delicious coffee break treat or after school snack.

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups 625 mL crisp rice cereal
1 1/4 cups 300 mL Robin Hood® Oats
1 cup 250 mL chopped, mixed dried fruit (apricots, dates, raisins, apples, cranberries, etc.)
1 cup 250 mL chopped peanuts
3/4 cup 175 mL packed brown sugar
3/4 cup 175 mL creamy peanut butter
3/4 cup 175 mL honey
1/2 cup 125 mL cocoa powder

Directions

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in large bowl.
  2. Heat brown sugar, peanut butter and honey together in small saucepan over low heat, stirring until melted and smooth. Stir in cocoa. Pour over dry ingredients. Mix well.
  3. Press firmly into 13" x 9" (33 cm x 23 cm) cake pan lined with greased foil. Chill until set. Remove from pan; peel off foil; cut into bars. Store in airtight container.

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