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Peanut Butter Bars

Note: This recipe is for people following a vegetarian diet, but may include dairy or other animal-based ingredients that may not fit in with vegan or some other vegetarian diets.

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

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
  • nonstick cooking spray

What to do:

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

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

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

Serves: 36

Serving size: one 2 x 1-1/2 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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