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."
- 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
- 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.
1 serving (2 each) equals 190 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 156 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.
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