Peanut Cookie Bars Recipe
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I stir up a big batch of these easy bars on the stove top. These chewy no-bake goodies have big peanut taste. We're chocolate fans, so I sometimes add a bag of chips to make the bars an even bigger hit.—Gaylene Anderson, Sandy, Utah
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 12 cups cornflakes, crushed
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) dry roasted peanuts
  • 1-1/2 cups corn syrup
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup peanut butter

Directions

In a large bowl, combine cornflakes and peanuts; set aside. In a large saucepan, combine corn syrup and sugars; bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; stir in peanut butter.
Pour over cornflake mixture; toss to coat. Press into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. pan. Cool slightly; cut into bars. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Peanut Cookie Bars in Quick Cooking May/June 1999, p15

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 349 calories, 15g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 333mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.

  • 12 cups cornflakes, crushed
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) dry roasted peanuts
  • 1-1/2 cups corn syrup
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  1. In a large bowl, combine cornflakes and peanuts; set aside. In a large saucepan, combine corn syrup and sugars; bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; stir in peanut butter.
  2. Pour over cornflake mixture; toss to coat. Press into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. pan. Cool slightly; cut into bars. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Peanut Cookie Bars in Quick Cooking May/June 1999, p15

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