You are here: Home » Recipes » Peanut Butter-Rice Cereal Bars Peanut Butter-Rice Cereal Bars Recipe by Our Cookbook CollectionKitchen Tested Yield 16 servings Peanut butter, sugar and corn syrup replace marshmallows in these addictive cereal bars. Fudgy and rich, they rock. Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail Ingredients 1 cup light corn syrup1/2 cup granulated sugar1/2 cup packed light brown sugar1 1/2 cups salted creamy peanut butter2 teaspoons vanilla extract4 cups crisp rice cereal Instructions Line a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with wax paper or parchment. Combine corn syrup and sugars in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir to combine. Bring to a boil, then remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter and mix well. Quickly stir in vanilla and cereal. Spread in the baking pan. Let cool completely and slice into squares. Recipe adapted with permission for Lucinda Scala Quinn's Mad Hungry: Feeding Men and Boys (Artisan, 2009). Lucinda is the host of “Mad Hungry with Lucinda Scala Quinn” which airs weekdays at noon on Hallmark Channel.