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Peanut Butter Squares Recipe

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This recipe for Peanut Butter Squares, by , is from Nellie to New and 8 In Between -- Our Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lisa O'Leary-Reesor
Added: Friday, November 21, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Base:
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup corn syrup
1 cup peanut butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup corn flakes
2 cups rice krispies

Caramel Frosting:
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tbsps. milk or cream
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Base:
Combine brown sugar and corn syrup. Heat over low heat on stovetop, or microwave, until the sugar is melted.
Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter and vanilla. Fold in corn flakes and rice crispies.
Press into an 8" square pan.

Caramel Frosting:
Melt butter. Add brown sugar and stir over low heat for 2 minutes. Add milk and stir until it comes to a boil.
Remove from heat and add icing sugar. Beat until creamy. Stir in vanilla.
Spread frosting on top of the base. Cut into squares. Refrigerate.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was also one of Grandma's traditional squares. You would always find it on her cookie plates at Christmas. One of my favourites.

 

 

 

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