Peanut Cookie Bars
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
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 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
- 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 15x10x1-in. pan. Cool slightly; cut into bars.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 349 calories, 15g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 333mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.
Originally published as Peanut Cookie Bars in Quick Cooking May/June 1999