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Quick Peanut Butter Squares

"This recipe is so quick to make and uses ingredients usually found in ample supply in my cupboard," notes Marsha Murray of Niverville, Manitoba. "The chocolate-topped bars are a great take-along for potlucks and showers. They always disappear fast," she assures.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    16 squares

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups cornflakes
  • 1 cup crisp rice cereal
  • 1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  • In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the peanut butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and butter. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 45 seconds or until butter is melted. Stir in vanilla until combined. Add cereal; mix well. Spread into a greased 8-in. square pan.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Spread over cereal mixture. Refrigerate until chocolate is set. Cut into squares.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 221 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 108mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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  • rudylenak
    Feb 26, 2011

    good