Chocolate peanut bars (baby ruth's)

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Light corn syrup
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Packed brown sugar
1 cup Peanut butter
7 cups Corn flakes
1 can Salted peanuts; (12 ounces)
2 cups Semisweet chocolate chips; (12 ounces)
3 tablespoons Peanut butter
2 tablespoons Shortening


In a 3 quart saucepan, combine corn syrup and sugars. Bring to a boil over medium heat; boil and stir for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; add peanut butter and mix well. Stir in the cornflakes and peanuts. Press into a greased 15 x 10 x 1 inch baking pan. In a microwave or double boiler, melt chocolate chips, peanut butter and shortening; pour over bars and quickly spread evenly. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours or until set before cutting.

Published in Taste Of Home Feb/Mar 1998 Submitted by Carol Johnson.

Recipe by: Carol Johnson, West Covina, California Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 580 by PLK1028<PLK1028@...> on Jan 23, 1998

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