Today, March 3rd, is National Peanut Butter Lovers’ Day. Who knew? And WHO decides these obscure holidays anyway? And who knew that I’d be eating a whole wheat bagel slathered in peanut butter when I read about it. Coincidence? I don’t know. I DO like me some peanut butter!
So in honor of National Peanut Butter Lovers’ Day, I’m going to repost my favorite Peanut Butter Cornflake Bar. (I gain 3 pounds every time I make a batch) They’re so easy and so so good.
PEANUT BUTTER CORNFLAKE BARS
2 cups Sugar
1 1/2 cups Karo syrup
2 cups Peanut Butter
12 oz box Cornflakes
Put sugar and Karo into a large pot, mix and let come to a boil on the stovetop. Remove from heat immediently. Add peanut butter and stir until smooth. Pour box of Cornflakes into the mixture. Mix very rapidly until Cornflakes are coated.
Spread into a 12 x 16 greased cookie sheet.
Cut into bars while warm.
NOTE: The “cut into bars while warm” is no joke. If you wait until these puppies have cooled, you’ll need to bring some serious muscle with you.
These things are the bomb-diggity! A huge family favorite.