Peanut Chews

Preparation info
  • Makes about


    ( 2½ ″ ) clusters
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Peanut butter fans will like these crunchy snacks, cousins of cookies


  • 9 c. corn flakes
  • c. sugar
  • ¼ tsp.


  • Place corn flakes in a bowl.
  • Combine sugar, salt, syrup, butter and water. Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Cook to hard ball stage (250°), using care not to overcook.
  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and peanut butter. Pour over corn flakes. Toss with fork to completely cover corn flakes with syrup. Work quickly.
  • Drop mixture in clusters