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Peanut Butter Squares

November 13, 2020
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Photo by TidbitsbyTaylor
Author Notes

Peanut Butter Squares are an easy to make, no-bake treat. Made with Rice Krispies and Corn Flakes for a sweet and crunchy cereal bar. Topped with rich brown sugar icing for an irresistible snack or dessert. —TidbitsbyTaylor

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 10 minutes
  • Serves 16
Ingredients
  • Peanut Butter Squares
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup golden corn syrup
  • 3/4 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 2 cups Rice Krispies
  • 2 cups Corn Flakes
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Brown Sugar Icing
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 4-6 teaspoons cream or milk
  • 1 cup icing sugar
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Peanut Butter Squares
  2. Heat corn syrup and brown sugar in medium saucepan, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter and vanilla extract until smooth.
  3. Add corn flakes and rice cereal. Stir to coat well. Press into greased 9 x 9 inch or 8 x 8-inch pan.
  1. Brown Sugar Icing
  2. Measure brown sugar, butter, and cream into a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and allow to boil for 1 minute. Cool.
  3. Add icing sugar to thicken. Beat with a spoon, adding more icing sugar or cream if necessary to get proper spreading consistency. Spread over top cereal base. Cuts into 16-36 squares.
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