Crunchy Seed & Nut Bars

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Natural ingredients combine to make a portable snack that tastes great and gives you the energy for a day hike, or to get through the afternoon stretch at work!
Dish type
Snack
Serves
24

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup PLANTERS Dry Roasted Peanuts
  • 1 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds (about 3 oz.)
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup whole grain amaranth
  • 2 tsp. butter

Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
  1. COVER cutting board with sheet of parchment or waxed paper; spray with cooking spray.
  2. BRING water and sugar to boil in large saucepan on high heat, stirring occasionally. Cook 10 min. or until mixture turns dark amber color. (Do not stir.) Use moistened pastry brush to brush down any sugar crystals from inside of pan.
  3. REMOVE saucepan from heat. Immediately add remaining ingredients; mix well. Pour immediately onto prepared cutting board. Spread into 10x8-inch rectangle, then use rolling pin to roll into even thickness. Cut into 24 bars; cool completely.
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Nutritional Information

Per Serving
Calories 170, Total Fat 9g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 40mg, Carbohydrate 21g, Protein 3g
Calories170
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium40mg
Carbohydrate21g
Fiber1g
Sugars18g
Protein3g
Calcium2%
Iron6%