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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Babe Ruth Bars

I'm a sucker for anything with cereal and chocolate. Case in point. Thankfully, I wisely decided to share and took the entire batch of these with me to church as my contribution to after-service refreshments. Okay, I admit, I ate a few for breakfast...but the rest were gobbled up by everyone else, I promise! While I don't quite see the resemblance between these and a baby ruth candy bar, these were delicious in their own right. If you too love cereal and chocolate, I suggest you make these sooner than later...and don't feel like you have to share ;)

Babe Ruth Bars
recipe adapted from allrecipes.com

-1 cup peanut butter
-3/4 cup white corn syrup
-1/4 cup packed brown sugar
-1/4 cup granulated sugar
-6 cups cornflakes cereal
-1 cup chocolate chips
-2/3 cup peanuts

1. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt peanut butter, corn syrup, and sugars. Cook, stirring occasionally, until smooth. Remove from heat.
2. In a large bowl, combine cornflakes, chocolate chips, and peanuts. Pour peanut butter mixture over dry ingredients.
3. Mix with a large spoon until evenly coated. Press cornflake mixture into a greased 9 x 13 pan.