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Peanut Cereal Squares

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"'When I need to throw together something in a hurry, I turn to these no-bake squares,' says Kathy Steffen. 'And because the recipe doesn't include chocolate, you can pack them for long drives or vacations without worrying about melted-chocolate messes,' she writes from her Fond du Lac, Wisconsin home."
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Ingredients

15 m servings
Original recipe yields 24 servings

Directions

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  1. Place cereal in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. pan. In a saucepan, bring corn syrup and sugar to a boil; boil for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; stir in peanut butter until blended. Stir in peanuts and vanilla. Pour over cereal. Cool completely. Cut into squares.

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Although I changed a some things around, I wanted to rate this recipe 5 stars because it was exactly the type of base recipe I was looking for. I used 1 cup honey in place of the corn syrup and ...

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I have never had to rate a recipe with one star and I feel badly, but must be honest. First, the syrup just does not meld with the cereal. So I am assuming you just really have to mix these in...

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Although I changed a some things around, I wanted to rate this recipe 5 stars because it was exactly the type of base recipe I was looking for. I used 1 cup honey in place of the corn syrup and ...

Tastes great. I didn't think enough topping got onto the cereal, but left alone it sort of settled aroung everything. Worked out very nicely. I will use this recipe alot.

I have never had to rate a recipe with one star and I feel badly, but must be honest. First, the syrup just does not meld with the cereal. So I am assuming you just really have to mix these in...

My husband loves scotcharoo, which is extremely similar to this, so I thought this would be acceptable to try. The family COMPLETELY LOVED it. I replaced some of the corn syrup with the honey...

These were really good! I used rice krispies instead of chex because I didnt have chex and agave nectar instead of corn syrup. I also used brown sugar instead of regular white. I was afraid ther...

These were great! Just enough cereal to sauce ratio!