Cin's Snackin` Bars

9
Straws Kitchen(*o *)

By
@CinCooks

Hope you enjoy it as much as my family does.

It is my own recipe (I developed it back in 2009) and my photo: by CinStraw

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • SPRAY A 9X13" BAKING PAN WITH A NON-STICK SPRAY

  • 2 3/4 c
    honey nut crisps (best choice) oven toasted rice & corn cereal
  • 2 3/4 c
    total cinnamon crunch (lightly sweet wheat & rice squares) cereal
  • 4 oz
    yogurt coated raisins (cut in half)
  • 4 oz
    dried cranberry's
  • 1/2 c
    dried pineapple ( ruff chopped)
  • 1/2 c
    crystallized ginger (ruff chopped; i used david & buster's)
  • 1/4 c
    plus 1 tabelspoon unsalted butter
  • 3/4 c
    plus 2 tabelspoon brown sugar splenda (packed)
  • 2 Tbsp
    plus 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour (i use gold medal)
  • 1/2 c
    plus 3 tabelspoons light corn syrup (1/3 less calories)
  • * CHOCOLATE SQUARES; OPTIONAL (CAN SERVE WITH OR WITH OUT)

How to Make Cin's Snackin` Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large heat-proof bowl toss cereals and dried fruits together.
  2. In a 2-qt sauce pan melt butter over medium heat; stir in brown sugar Splenda, flour and corn syrup until all mixed.
    Heat until boiling, stirring constantly. Then boil 1-minute longer over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  3. Pour over cereal mixture, tossstir with wooden spoon until mixed well (will be sticky).
    Pour out mixture into prepared pan; spread evenly over bottom of pan (may have to spray not-stick spray on hands and spread it out with hands).
  4. Cool completely before cutting (approx. 30 minutes).
    For bars cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.....or cut into squares, size of choice.
  5. *OPTIONAL: While cooling cut or break off 4-thick Belgian Extra Dark Chocolate Squares (70% Cocoa) plus 4-thin Belgian Milk Chocolate Squares and melt in microwave safe bowl, at 20-second intervals until melted enough to stir and then drizzle over bars. Finish cooling to set before cutting.

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