Crunchy Peanut Butter Drops
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + standing
Makesabout 3-1/2 dozen
- 1 cup light corn syrup
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 cups peanut butter
- 4 cups cornflakes
- In a large saucepan over medium heat, cook and stir corn syrup and sugar for 7-8 minutes or until sugar is dissolved (do not boil). Remove from the heat; add peanut butter and stir until smooth. Fold in cornflakes.
- Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper coated with cooking spray. Let stand for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until set. Store in a waxed paper-lined airtight container.
Editor's NoteReduced-fat peanut butter is not recommended for this recipe.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 245 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 172mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.
Mar 5, 2016
These are extra peanut buttery! These rich treats can be made quickly. Recipe can easy be adapted- by simply stiring in a cup of peanuts, it gives the drops and extra crunch! As a volunteer food editor with Taste of Home magazine, I enjoy classic recipes that can be easily tailored to my family's tastes.
Jan 26, 2009
When I was a little girl we had these sometimes as a snack at school. I LOVED them. I've tried for years to find a recipe for them but couldn't until now. I've made them for my family and they love them also. Thank you so much. Donna Lefurgey, Chino Valley, Arizona