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Goody Goody Bars

Chocolate and peanut bars 

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep 15 minutes
Chilling time 45 minutes
Total 1 hour
Servings 24 bars
Calories 243 kcal
Author Michelle

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup salted dry-roasted peanuts chopped
  • 6 cups cornflakes
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
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Directions

  1. Line a 9x13-inch baking dish with foil, allowing excess to overhang pan edges. Spray foil with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Cook the brown sugar and corn syrup in a large saucepan over medium-low heat until sugar dissolves and the mixture is boiling, stirring constantly, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Off the heat, add the peanut butter and peanuts, stirring until the peanut butter is incorporated and the mixture is smooth. Add the cornflakes to the pot and stir until coated.
  4. Working quickly, scrape the mixture into the prepared pan. Using a greased spatula, press the mixture into the bottom and corners of the pan. Let cool completely at room temperature on a wire rack for about 1 hour or in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  5. Microwave the chocolate chips in a bowl at 50% power in 30-second increments, stirring after each, until melted and smooth. Pour the chocolate over the cooled bars and spread into an even layer. Allow the chocolate to cool, about 15 minutes (or pop the pan back in the refrigerator to speed up the process, it'll be set in 5-10 minutes). Using the foil overhang, lift the bars from the pan and transfer to a cutting board. Cut into squares.

Recipe Notes

Storage: Bars should be stored in an airtight container at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts
Goody Goody Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 243 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 154mg7%
Potassium 177mg5%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 24g27%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 130IU3%
Vitamin C 1.5mg2%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 2.9mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.