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Ingredients

4 cups Cheerios
2 cups Rice Crispies
2 cups dry roasted peanuts
2 cups M&Ms
1 cup light corn syrup
1 cup sugar
1-1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

In a large bowl, combine first four ingredients; set aside. In a saucepan, bring corn syrup and sugar to a boil. Cook and stir just until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; stir in peanut butter and vanilla. Pour over cereal mixture and toss to coat evenly. Spread into a greased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Cool. Cut into 3x3-inch bars. Makes 15 bars.

Mary Stauffer
Eldridge



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