Weight Watchers Trail Mix Brownie Bars Recipe

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Hello friends! Happy Tuesday! Minus a slight ant invasion in my kitchen this morning (I’ll gripe more on that later), I’d say that things are on the up and up today. Especially since I have one of these gorgeous weight watchers trail mix brownie bars sitting in front of my face.

A few weeks ago, I was contacted by the fabulous people at Weight Watchers Sweet Baked Goods with a proposition; to whip up my own version of a recipe they had created using some of Weight Watchers brownies. Not only this, they also sent me the most amazing swag bag, filled with fabulous kitchen gadgets and fun food props! Aren’t they just the coolest? Included were also about 8 boxes of the delicious Weight Watchers brownies.Only 2 boxes remained as of this morning, one of which is hiding in these trail mix bars!

I’m in love with these brownie bars for two primary reasons. 1. Sweet and salty wins the race. EVERY TIME. It’s such an addictive, insanely delicious combination. 2. Each mouth-watering, irresistible bar has JUST 4 WEIGHT WATCHERS POINTS. Not bad for a delectable dessert.

Other reasons why I love this recipe include the awesome fudgey, crunchy texture and the amazing flavors coming from all the different ingredients. Only good things can come of mixing peanut butter, rice cereal, cranberries AND chocolate together, am I right?

Plus, because they are filled with healty breakfast things, like cranberries and oats, you can pass them off for breakfast.

Just tell your friends, coworkers and the like they are “breakfast rice krispie squares.” Coming from someone who just ate 2, er, 3 of them with her coffee, that’s a very legit statement. Thank you AGAIN to the amazing folks at Weight Watchers Sweet Baked Goods and Crossroads PR. I just love you.

Trail Mix Brownie Bars

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Serves about 12. Recipe adapted from Weight Watchers Sweet Baked Goods.
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup oats (not instant)
  • 1 1/2 cup rice cereal
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 Weight Watchers Brownies, diced
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup chunky peanut butter
  • Dash of salt
  • 2 large egg whites, beaten
  • ¼ cup honey

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325F.Spray a 9 x 9-inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine oats, rice cereal, graham cracker crumbs, brownie chunks, cranberries and cinnamon. Stir until all ingredients are evenly combined.
  3. In a medium pan over low heat melt butter. Remove from heat and whisk in peanut butter and salt, whisking until thoroughly combined. Pour over dry ingredients in mixing bowl.
  4. Add egg whites and honey to mixing bowl with dry ingredients and peanut mixture. Toss well until combined. Pour into prepared pan. Press mixture firmly with the back of a large wooden spoon until it is tightly packed into the baking pan. Sprinkle with additional salt.
  5. Bake for about 20 minutes or until golden brown. Chill for at least 2 hours. Once bars have chilled, remove from pan and cut into bite size bars.

Nutritional information per bar: 

Calories: 172
Fat: 6 grams
Carbohydrates: 26 grams
Fiber: 3 grams
Protein: 4 grams
Weight Watchers Points: 4

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  1. Posted by Liz @ Southern Charm on
    Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
    YUM and love the stats on these bars!!
    • Posted by claire on
      Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
      I know, I'm so in love with them!
  2. Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
    This is such a unique idea and these are stunning photos. The burlap is extremely perfect for trail mix!! 
    • Posted by claire on
      Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
      Thank you! I'm really into burlap right now, haha!
  3. Posted by domesticfits on
    Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
    Beautiful! I love the idea of giving WW people more options. 
    • Posted by claire on
      Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
      I know, right? Thanks love!
  4. Posted by the wicked noodle on
    Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
    First of all, that is one gorgeous header. Second, I want some of these brownies this moment - YUM!! And third, I'm going to IFBC in Portland, too! YAY!! Can't wait to meet you. xo
    • Posted by claire on
      Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
      AH!!!! YAYAYAY!!! I can't wait! And thank you :)
  5. Posted by Ashley @ Wishes and Dishes on
    Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
    These are delicious looking!!  Weight watchers or not I'm sure these are the perfect treat :)
    • Posted by claire on
      Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
      Thanks Ashley!
  6. Posted by Lora @cakeduchess on
    Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
    I love what you did with what WW sent you. Perfect for those watching their points. I love any dessert with cranberries:)
  7. Posted by Katie on
    Wednesday, August 8th, 2012
    I love this idea! I've never thought of using brownies IN a healthy bar, but it makes good sense now that I've read the recipe. I also like that it's egg whites and not marshmallows that holds it all together. Thanks for sharing!
  8. Posted by Baker Street on
    Wednesday, August 8th, 2012
    LOVE the idea! Never imagined saying brownies and health bars in the same breath but you made that possible! Woohoo! 
  9. Posted by ally on
    Wednesday, August 8th, 2012
    seriously! these look amazingly, brilliantly, perfect!
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  10. Wednesday, August 8th, 2012
    Genius! Love the brownie surprise in these bars. Yum!
  11. Posted by tweetybirdus on
    Wednesday, August 15th, 2012


    Given the fact that peanut butter is from the devil, what would you suggest as an alternative.
    • Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
      I'm sorry you feel that way! Almond butter works just as well!
    • Posted by Kristy Brooten on
      Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
      How about pb2?
      • Posted by tweetybirdus on
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        what is pb2?
        • Posted by Miriam Ismail on
          Saturday, September 8th, 2012
          google PB2, or buy it at WF, it's roasted/crushed peanuts
  12. Posted by jj on
    Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
    172 calories for one ninth of a pan or smaller?
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    OMG. This is like a pan of all my favorite things mushed into one. I have GOT to make this during football season as a smart dessert option!!!
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