No-Bake Crispy Peanut Butter Squares
This no-bake recipe is perfect for any time of the year!
Editor's Note: No-bake desserts are some of the easiest ways to satisfy your sweet tooth, especially in the summer. These delicious No-Bake Crispy Peanut Butter Squares deliver that peanut butter taste without turning on the oven! These make a great snack for the kids and hold up well in their lunchbox, or you can bring them to a party for a dessert that doesn't miss. Just be prepared for everyone who tries them to ask you for your recipe! Are you already thinking about the winter holidays? As this no-bake dessert is so easy to make, you'll want to whip up this peanut butter dessert recipe and include it in your tray of homemade Christmas cookies to share with family, friends, and neighbors. You'll also love that this recipe for no-bake peanut butter squares uses items you likely already have on hand at home. It's also an easy recipe to make with the kids!
Cooking MethodNo Bake
Cooking Vessel Size8-inch (2 L) square baking pan
Make Ahead RecipeYes
Recipe CourseDessert, Snack
Taste and TextureChewy, Creamy, Nutty, Sweet
- 1 cup (250 mL) smooth peanut butter
- ¼ cup (50 mL) butter or margarine
- ½ cup (125 mL) packed brown sugar
- ½ cup (125 mL) corn syrup
- 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla
- Pinch of salt
- 2 cups (500 mL) corn flakes cereal
- 1 cup (250 mL) crispy rice cereal
- 8-inch (2 L) square baking pan, lightly greased
In a saucepan, over low heat, stir together peanut butter, butter, brown sugar and corn syrup until blended and smooth. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and salt.
In a large bowl, mix together cereals. Add peanut butter mixture and mix well.
Press evenly into prepared pan. Chill for 6 hours or until firm. Cut into squares.
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2008 Esther Brody