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Microwave Peanut Butter Cereal Treats

No recipe image available.Crispy peanut butter cookie bar treats made in the microwave oven. A fun summertime project for young chefs.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 cups crispy rice cereal
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter

Cooking Directions:

  1. Coat a 13x9x2-inch pan, or for a thicker bar, use a 9x9x2-inch pan with non-stick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Pour cereal into a large bowl.
  3. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine sugar, corn syrup and peanut butter. Microwave on HIGH for 3 1/2 to 4 minutes or until the mixture is smooth and sugar dissolved, stirring twice during cooking.
  4. Pour over cereal; stir to coat.
  5. Press evenly into prepared pan. Cool about 15 minutes.
  6. Invert onto a cutting board; cut into squares.

Makes 24 bars.