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puffed wheat squares

Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

With the right amount of sweetness, these delicious treats are amazing. I bet you can’t eat just one…

yield 12 squares
prep time 5 Min
cook time 12 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For puffed wheat squares

  • 1/2 c
    unsalted butter, and more to grease the dish
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 c
    corn syrup or golden syrup
  • 1/2 c
    cocoa powder, or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground himalayan sea salt
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 8 c
    puffed wheat cereal

How To Make puffed wheat squares

  • 1
    Generously grease a 9x13-inch baking dish and set aside.
  • 2
    In a large pot over medium heat, add butter, brown sugar, corn syrup, cocoa powder and salt. Stir until everything is well combined. When it starts simmering, let it bubble for 2 minutes.
  • 3
    Remove from the heat and add vanilla; stir well. Add the cereal and stir until evenly coated.
  • 4
    Spoon the mixture into the prepared baking dish. Press down evenly using a spatula or place parchment paper on top; remove the paper and discard it.
  • 5
    Let it sit at room temperature until completely cool, about 1 ½ to 2 hours. Cut into squares and serve.
  • 6
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