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Easy Peanut Butter Balls

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


about 6-1/2 dozen, 39 servings, 2 per serving

"These simple saucepan cookies are a snap to make," assures Marg Mitro of Grafton, Ontario. "In fact, I can whip them up in 10 minutes for school lunches. The little treats are a big hit with any crowd—young or old," she adds.


  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 to 5 cups cornflakes


  1. In a large saucepan, bring the corn syrup and sugar to a boil. Add the peanut butter. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla and cornflakes.
  2. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 83 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 62mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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