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I made these over the weekend to take to my mum’s, I am not a big peanut butter fan but my brothers love the stuff, so I thought it would be a good place to test the recipe. I made these as cereal bars as opposed to cookies, this way there was far less sticky mess and it made it easier for me. I could not get chocolate stars or kisses were I live so I just bought a bar of regular milk chocolate and pressed the squares into the mix once I had poured it in. I greased the pan lightly before adding the cereal mix and then allowed it to set, it slipped right out whole once set and I just cut it into pieces. It went down a treat, with thumbs up all round and I have to say, I even thought it was good and I am not a big peanut butter fan. If you would like to see other reviews of this recipe please click here.

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Ingredients

1 Cup sugar
1/2 Cup brown sugar
1 Cup light corn syrup
1 1/2 Cups peanut butter
2 Teaspoons vanilla
8-9 Cups Special K cereal
Milk chocolate stars

Method

1. In a saucepan, combine sugar, brown sugar, and corn syrup. Bring to a boil; add peanut butter and vanilla.

2. Put Special K cereal in a large mixing bowl. Pour peanut butter mixture quickly over cereal, stirring to mix well.

3. Drop mixture by the Tablespoonful onto waxed paper. Press a milk chocolate star immediately in the center of each cookie. Caution: mixture will be very hot!

Read my note above as to how to I made them for less mess.

All photos taken by me unless otherwise stated.

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