Saturday, November 19, 2011

Cheerio Treats

I saw this recipe and had to try it--my mom makes this same treat, except she uses plain Cornflakes instead of Cheerios, presses them into a 9x13 and calls them "Energy Saver Bars". I actually used Honey Nut Cheerios for this and we loved them so much we couldn't stay out of them!! They are super fast and the recipe is really easy to memorize. Either way you try you'll love!
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup corn syrup (can substitute with honey with little noticeable difference)
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 5 cups Cherrios
  1. In a large sauce pan, combine sugar and corn syrup. Bring to boil over medium heat.
  2. Allow mixture to boil for one minute and remove from heat.
  3. Add peanut butter and vanilla to mixture and mix until smooth.
  4. Add Cheerios and mix until all coated.
  5. Drop mixture by spoonful onto waxed paper and allow to cool. Enjoy. (I get about 2 dozen from this recipe. It all just depends on how big you make them.)