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Peanut Butter Bars

 Note: This recipe is for anyone following a vegetarian (meat-free) diet.

This is a delicious dessert. Bring it to your next school event!

Prep time: 30 minutes

What you need:

  • 1/4 c. margarine
  • 1 10-oz. package marshmallows (gelatin-free)
  • 6 c. puffed rice cereal
  • 1/2 c. peanut butter chips
  • 1/2 c. chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c. peanuts, chopped


  • knife (you'll need help from your adult assistant)
  • measuring cups
  • stove (you'll need help from your adult assistant)

What to do:

  1. Coat pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt margarine and marshmallows over low heat, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in remaining ingredients.
  4. Stir until well coated.
  5. Press mixture into pan.
  6. Chill in refrigerator and cut into 2 x 1.5 inch bars.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

94 calories
2g protein
4g fat
2g sat. fat
14g carbohydrate
1mg cholesterol
80mg sodium
11mg calcium
0.3mg iron
0g fiber

Serves: 36

Serving size: one 2 x 1.5 inch bar

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
The leftovers should be stored in an airtight container.

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