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cowboy haystacks

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Terri Wiley
Maryville, MO

My children absolutely love these Cowboy Haystacks. A girl I work with made them for a candy-swap at Christmas time and they were a huge hit! Fast and easy to make.

(3 ratings)
yield 24 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min

Ingredients For cowboy haystacks

  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 1 c
    creamy peanut butter
  • 1 c
    white corn syrup
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 5 c

How To Make cowboy haystacks

  • 1
    In a large sauce pan, on low to medium heat, add sugar and corn syrup. Let this melt together.
  • 2
    Add in peanut butter and vanilla. Melt all together.
  • 3
    Remove from heat and pour in cornflakes and mix until all cereal is covered evenly.
  • 4
    Lay some wax paper out on the countertop and drop spoonfuls of mixture onto paper. Let set up. Maybe an hour or two. Should look like little haystacks.
  • 5

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