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Peanut Butter Bars Recipe

Today (January 24th) is National Peanut Butter Day!  (yeah, I had no idea either, until I read it on Facebook and went to verify it!)  So, to celebrate, Captain Fussybuckets and I made Peanut Butter Bars!
My mom used to make these scrumptious things called Peanut Butter Balls and if you’d like to make them into a ball, go right ahead!  They’re more grabbable that way, but well, sometimes I tend to be lazy in the kitchen, so bars it is!  🙂  
Peanut Butter Balls/Bars
First, heat up these ingredients in a sauce pan on medium heat, while stirring:
1 cup peanut butter (any kind you like, creamy, crunchy, etc – we use Natural Creamy with only salt and peanuts)
1 cup corn syrup
1 cup sugar
Wait until it starts to boil, remove from heat and add in:
6 cups of cereal
(the best kind to use organic Peanut Butter cereal, but you can also use O’s, puffs, whatever you have on hand!)
When it’s all stirred up and the cereal is coated with the peanut butter mixture, you can either drop by spoonful onto a sheet of wax paper OR spread in a pan and cut them into servings later.
Random peanut butter fact:  Did you know that peanut butter companies add sugar and oil to peanuts to make their peanut butter?  Um, yeah, all that you NEED in your peanut butter is peanuts!  We use Smucker’s All Natural peanut butter because the only ingredient in it are peanuts and salt!  Yum!  Yes, it isn’t super creamy, but it’s NOT crunchy or pasty at all…and it is delicious!

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Gina G

Saturday 22nd of November 2014

So excited to try this. My boys love PB and cereal, so I think it's gonna be a huge hit. Healthier than the snacks we've been eating, too...


Monday 28th of May 2012

Those look SO delicious! Reminds me of a dessert square I used to purchase at our local Farmer's Market. Yum!

Donna M. McDine

Wednesday 25th of January 2012

Thanks for the recipe. My daughter loves peanut butter. Thank you for visiting and following me during the Toast to 2012 Giveaway. I’m now following you.

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Tethered Mommy

Tuesday 24th of January 2012

I'll be pinning and bookmarking this - I have tons of Kix I won that I want to use up and this is exactly what I was looking for!

Remy Hadley

Tuesday 24th of January 2012

Yummy!! Saving for later use. :)

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