Grape Nuts bacon crunch bars recipe

Bacon Crunch Bars

Peanut butter, Grape-Nuts cereal and bacon pieces, all pressed into a delicious treat? We give you, the Bacon Crunch Bar.

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Serves 27
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10 mins
prep time
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32 mins
total time


Bacon Crunch Bars

Serves: 27
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 32 mins


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • ¾ cup reduced fat peanut butter
  • 4 cups Grape-Nuts® cereal
  • 1 package (2.8 ounces) bacon pieces


  • Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides of pan. Spray foil with cooking spray; set aside. Mix sugar, corn syrup and peanut butter in large microwaveable bowl. Microwave on high 2 minutes or just until mixture boils, stirring every minute.
  • Combine cereal and bacon. Add to corn syrup mixture; mix until well blended.
  • Press cereal mixture firmly into prepared pan. Cool. Lift bars from pan, using foil handles. Remove foil. Cut into 32 bars to serve.

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