Grape Nuts Bars
Low Fat Recipe
For Grape Nuts Carb Bars, use your microwave and cook a mixture of corn syrup, sugar and peanut butter. Add Grape Nuts, pat into baking pan and cut into bars.
1 cup light corn syrup
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup reduced fat peanut butter
4 cups Post Grape Nuts Cereal
Microwave corn syrup, sugar and peanut butter in large microwave-safe bowl on high two minutes or just until mixture boils, stirring every minute. Add cereal; mix to coat well. Press firmly into foil-lined 13-by-9-inch baking pan lightly sprayed with no stick cooking spray. Cool. Cut into bars.
Fruity Carb Bars: Stir in 1-cup dried fruit, such as raisins, dried cranberries, cherries or dried fruit bits with cereal.
To make on your stove:
Bring corn syrup, sugar and peanut butter to a boil in saucepan on low heat, stirring occasionally. Pour over cereal in bowl; toss to coat well. Continue as directed.
Recipe makes 30 bars
Serving size: 1 bar Calories 150; Total Fat 2.5g; Saturated Fat 0.5g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 150mg; Carbohydrate 30g; Dietary Fiber 2g; Protein 3g
Extra: Grape Nuts Yogurt Parfaits
Layer up these pretty Grape Nuts Yogurt Parfaits in a snap! Sliced strawberries with low fat vanilla or fruited yogurt and Post Grape Nuts Cereal.
1 cup sliced strawberries
1 container (8-ounces) low-fat vanilla or fruited yogurt
1/2 cup Post Grape Nuts Cereal
Layer strawberries, yogurt and cereal in two dessert glasses. Garnish parfaits as desired. Serve at once. Yield: 2 servings; serving size 1 parfait.
Nutrition information: Calories 240; Total Fat 2.5g; Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 240mg; Carbohydrates: 48g; Dietary Fiber 4g; Protein 9g