Puffed Wheat Squares 2.0
A simple and delicious treat, with a new peanut butter twist.
Tip: For regular puffed wheat squares increase the butter to ½ cup (125 mL) and omit the peanut butter.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes for squares to cool
Makes: 16-20 large squares
8 cups (2 L) puffed wheat
1 cup (250 mL) brown sugar
½ cup (125 mL) corn syrup
¼ cup (60 mL) butter
¼ cup (60 mL) crunchy peanut butter
2 Tbsp (30 mL) cocoa powder
Lightly grease a 10 X14 inch (20 L) baking pan. Into a large mixing bowl measure the puffed wheat. In a saucepan over medium heat stir brown sugar, corn syrup, butter, peanut butter and cocoa powder until melted. Allow mixture to come to a boil for one minute. Stir again and pour over puffed wheat and mix until well combined.
Remove mixture to the baking pan and with slightly damp hands to prevent sticking, press puffed wheat into the pan evenly. Cool completely and cut with a knife into squares. Keep well wrapped and eat within a couple of days.