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Crunchy Peanut Butter Drops

Rated as 4.71 out of 5 Stars

"Four pantry items are all you'll need to whip up Tammy Lewis' no-bake nibbles. 'These simple treats make an ideal after-school snack,' she writes from her Hudson, South Dakota home."
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15 m servings
Original recipe yields 21 servings


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  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, cook and stir corn syrup and sugar for 7-8 minutes or until sugar is dissolved (do not boil). Remove from the heat; add peanut butter and mix well. Fold in cornflakes. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper coated with nonstick cooking spray. Let stand for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until set. Store in a waxed paper-lined airtight container.


  • Reduced-fat or generic brands of peanut butter are not recommended for this recipe.


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This is a recipe my mom used to make, in my teens. Loved it. She used plain dried cornflakes and even as I love them, I always found the corn flakes to be a tad flat after the mixing of everythi...

Very quick and easy to make. Tastes very good. I would recommend upping the amount of cornflakes to at least 5 cups. There was way too much peanut butter "sauce" compared to cornflakes. I wi...

Very similiar to the recipe on Kelloggs website - where the recipe adds a little bit of salt and has you make them into bars. They're good. I plan to drizzle with chocolate to make them a little...

These are great! I used Splenda instead of sugar, and they haven't completely cooled yet but I ate one and I think they taste about the same. I don't think Splenda looks the same as sugar when y...

Holy Cow! I haven't even finished making them yet and they are amazing! I ate a spoonful as I was getting ready to drop them and again, Holy Cow! These are easy and delicious. I used half crunch...

Love these, my great grandmother made these all the time except she used Special K.

This was such an easy recipe and it was delicious. I made it exactley like the recipe, but I sprinkled confect. sugar on top at the end. I took it for a church outing and it was all gone, the n...

Super good!

These are excellent!! I also used 5 cups of cereal.