Snack Bars

bowl of cereal

Makes 2 servings

Serving Size: 1 bar


  • 1/2 cup peanut butter or alternative*
  • 1/4 cup nonfat dry milk (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 large shredded wheat biscuit or one to two cups of other cereal (low-fat granola, whole-grain cornflakes, shredded wheat squares)
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup raisins or nuts, chopped (optional)

*A peanut butter alternative called WOW butter and is available for purchase at certain retailers


  1. Crush a portion of shredded wheat biscuits or cereal with your hands or a spoon and place into the mixing bowl.
  2. Add all of the ingredients together in the mixing bowl.
  3. Press the mixture firmly into an 8 by 8 inch pan.
  4. Cut into squares and serve.

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