CORNFLAKE COOKIES – 4 Ingredients

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Cornflake cookies are easy and delicious treats.

Cornflake cookies - 4 IngredientsCornflake cookies are so versatile in that you can add all kinds of ingredients to the recipe to make it your own and they are no bake.  They make excellent gifts for holidays or anytime and you will be asked for the recipe.  If you are a peanut butter lover, you will love these little cookies.  They make a great snack with milk and children and grandchildren will love helping you make them. You might also like our recipe for peanut butter oatmeal cookies.

Cornflake cookies only have 4 ingredients!

6 cups cornflakes

1 cup corn syrup

1 cup white granulated sugar

1 cup smooth or crunchy peanut butter

Dissolve corn syrup and sugar in a saucepan on top of the stove.  Add peanut butter and continue cooking on medium heat, stirring constantly,  until mixture just begins to bubble and boil.  Remove from heat and pour over cornflakes.  Stir until all flakes are covered.  Drop by spoonfuls onto wax paper immediately. Let cool.  I made about 30 but how many you get depends on the size you make them. Enjoy!

Optional additions:

1. Butterscotch or miniature chocolate chips

2.  Add a little cinnamon or cocoa to hot mixute

3.  Add a teaspoon vanilla extract to mixture when you remove from stove

4.  Drizzle melted dark or white chocolate over cookies and add sprinkles

5.  Add chopped peanuts, pecans or walnuts

6.  Add miniature marshmallows

7. Try using honey instead of corn syrup

Cornflake cookies - 4 Ingredients

Cornflake cookies - 4 Ingredients

Cornflake Cookies
Cook Time
10 mins
 

These are so versatile and easy to make. You'll love these during the holidays.

Course: candy
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cornflake Cookies
Servings: 30 cookies
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks
Ingredients
  • 6 cups cornflakes
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 cup smooth or crunchy peanut butter
Instructions
  1. Dissolve corn syrup and sugar in a saucepan on top of the stove.
  2. Add peanut butter and continue cooking on medium heat, stirring constantly,  until mixture just begins to bubble and boil.  Remove from heat and pour over cornflakes.  Stir until all flakes are covered.
  3. Drop by spoonfuls onto wax paper immediately. Let cool.

 

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One Comment

  1. Tammy Craddock says:

    I make the peanut butter oats cookies, family favorite, and I’m betting these are going to become one too!

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