Mock Peanut Brittle

Pat Duran


These are so good. You can use crunchy style peanut butter if you want that extra crunch- I like it both ways. This was one of the recipes I used for my class of 8th grade boys cooking club.

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5 Min


Stove Top


1 c
light karo corn syrup
1 c
creamy peanut butter or crunchy style
1 c
granulated sugar
1/4 c
1/2 tsp
baking soda
8 c
corn flakes or other cereal

Directions Step-By-Step

Bring corn syrup and sugar to a boil.
Remove from heat and add peanut butter and baking soda. It foams a little .Stir until peanut butter is melted and soda is well mixed in. Pour mixture over corn flakes and stir until they are well coated. Turn out on buttered foil on jelly roll pan, spreading evenly as possible. Cool, then break into pieces.
You may use other cereal if desired. Honey Nut Cheerios works very well.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American