Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Peanut butter cereal bars

I had some cereal that I was looking to use up instead of throw it away.  I had a little bit of both Multigrain Cheerios & Rice chex not enough of either to use for an entire breakfast and I absolutely HATE waste... so I try to be creative.  Also it has been hot outside and who wants to bake when it's summer & hot house?  This way you can have a treat and keep your house hopefully cool.... Use whatever plain type of cereal you have around, Kix, Crispix whatever will work.  Make these for your family soon... Enjoy

Peanut butter cereal bars

7 cups cereal ( I used 5 cups Cheerios & 2 cups Rice chex)
1 cup peanut butter (I used crunchy)
1 cup sugar
1 cup corn syrup
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 -1 cup salted, shelled peanuts

Spray a 13x9 pan with nonstick spray. In large pan add corn syrup & sugar.  Bring to a rapid boil.  Boil for 1-2 minutes turn off heat leaving pan on hot burner, add vanilla & peanut butter stirring until it is smooth.   Add cereal, and peanuts mixing well to coat.  Pour mixture into pan, spreading into an even layer.  Let bars cool, and cut into bars.   Enjoy

1 comment:

  1. AHHHH - one of my most favorite things in the whole wide world. YES PLEASE! I can't make these unless I know I'll be feeding a crowd or else I'll just scarf them all down myself. Your family is so well fed. =)