Snackers Recipe
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These crispy, chewy treats from Mrs. W.H. Gregory of Roanoke, Virginia pack lots of peanut flavor. "They're our favorite travel snack," she writes. "I always make a double batch so we have some left when we reach our destination."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 3 cups Crispix cereal
  • 1/2 cup salted peanuts
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 190 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 156mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine cereal and peanuts; set aside. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine brown sugar and corn syrup. Microwave on high for 30-60 seconds or until sugar is dissolved, stirring several times. Immediately stir in peanut butter until smooth. Pour over cereal mixture and toss to coat. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper. Cool. Yield: about 1-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Snackers (dessert) in Quick Cooking July/August 1998, p9

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cimgraph User ID: 4094097 82172
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2014

"Made these for healthy snack day at work and they were a big hit! Also couldn't get them to stay in a cluster. Some did though, and were great! Maybe a little more corn starch would help them "glue"! Good snack recipe."

cassieconrad User ID: 3750652 54631
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2013

"These were very good! They taste like sweet n salty granola bars but I think that they are better because they are softer."

princesskallie User ID: 1207624 47883
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2011

"These were tasty! I ran out of corn syrup part way through making a triple batch, so substituted honey. I also used chocolate peanut butter for most of the batch as I ran out of the regular part way through too! They turned out equally yummy, although they did not want to stick together as well as I thought they should. Regardless, my family loved these!"

JillyPilly User ID: 6094458 49448
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2011

"quick and easy and a great travel snack. I'm going to double the batch next time."

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