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Cereal Squares

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"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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1 h 25 m servings 219
Original recipe yields 20 servings (1 9x13-inch casserole dish)


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  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; 11.8 27 4.2 12 131 Full nutrition

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Only problem I had with these is it says bring to a boil. I went with a to long of a boil I guess cause they came out harder then chewy. These was still good an I barely had time to steal a coup...

These are so good. My teenage boys tore them up.

I made these to use up some cereal and my family loved these bars! Even my granddaughter, who hates peanuts, has requested an encore. Thanks for sharing!!

These are a favourite in our house. My kids don't eat much cereal so I always use it for making these squares. I add an extra cup of combined nuts, sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds to them. The...

Sooo easy! You can put just about any nut, dried fruit, chocolate chip combination you want in it. First time I followed recipe to a tee... delicious. Second time, I put a large bag of trail mix...

So good and so easy. You really can personalize this quite a bit - add chocolate chips, or pretzels, or use almonds instead of peanuts, or other nuts - really good!

I used honey bunches of oats with almonds instead of the corn flake cereal, and omitted the nuts. I added some M&Ms as well! Yum!!

Great alternative to store bought bars. I added 5 cups of cereal each and cashews not peanuts.(the first time I made them they were a little rich) Delicious!