Power-Packed Wheat Squares

Author: Canadian Living

Puffed wheat cereal makes a lightweight, nutritious square perfect for breakfast or for refuelling before the next portage.

  • Portion size 18 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 cups puffed wheat cereal
  • 2 cups toasted oat cereal O's with nuts and honey
  • 3/4 cups roasted unsalted peanuts coursely chopped
  • 1/2 cup roasted salted sunflower seeds
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cups corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla

Method

Line 13- x 9-inch (3.5 L) cake pan with foil; grease foil. Set aside. In large bowl, stir together puffed wheat and toasted oat cereals, chopped peanuts and sunflower seeds; set aside.

In saucepan, cook sugar, corn syrup and butter over medium-low heat, stirring with wooden spoon, for about 6 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Increase heat to medium and bring to rolling boil, stirring constantly. Boil, without stirring, for 6 minutes. Remove from heat and stir until bubbling stops; stir in vanilla. Pour over cereal mixture; stir to coat well.

Using spatula, press cereal mixture into prepared pan. Let cool completely; peel off foil and cut into squares. (Squares can be wrapped individually in foil and set aside for up to 3 days.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per square:</b> about

  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 225.0
  • Total fat 8 g
  • Total carbohydrate 35 g
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