no bake cornflake bars (or cookies)

because it's friday.

because our first week back at school was a successful one.

because i'm single parenting it this weekend while mr. handsome is out in the mountains for his annual golf trip.

a healthy sinful treat is in order.

happy weekend.
these sweet gems are accompanying me to a good ol fashioned park playdate.  cheers.  xo.

No Bake Cornflake Bars

6 cups cornflakes cereal
1 cup light corn syrup
1 cup white sugar
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 tsp vanilla

measure out cereal and put in a large bowl.  set aside.
line 9 x 13 pan with parchment paper .  set aside
in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stir together sugar and corn syrup and cook until mixture begins to boil.  remove from heat and stir in peanut butter and vanilla until incorporated.
pour syrup mixture over cereal and mix until cereal is thoroughly coated.   
pour into prepared pan and press down lightly with the back of a spoon that's been sprayed with non-stick spray.
allow to cool before cutting into bars.

****alternatively you can use mixture to make cookies by dropping heaping tablespoonfuls onto wax or parchment paper.


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