Cereal Squares

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My mom made these while I was growing up, and now I make them for my family. Always a favorite at Christmas parties too! Easy to make. Recommend to keep squares in fridge right up until serving.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
20
Yield:
1 9x13-inch casserole dish

Ingredients

  • 3 cups toasted oat cereal (such as Cheerios®)

  • 3 cups corn flake cereal

  • 1 cup peanuts

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • ½ cup corn syrup

  • ½ cup butter

  • ½ cup peanut butter

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Combine oat cereal, corn flake cereal, and peanuts together in a large bowl.

  2. Mix brown sugar, corn syrup, and butter together in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter and vanilla extract until smooth. Pour peanut butter mixture over cereal mixture; stir to coat. Press coated cereal mixture into a 9x13-inch casserole dish. Refrigerate until set, at least 1 hour. Cut into squares.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

219 Calories
12g Fat
27g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 219
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 131mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 37mg 3%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 137mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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