Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is our traditional family snack, much beloved even by people who don't normally like cereal. I have taught this one in numerous cooking classes for teenagers, and none have experienced any "failures", so I think it's fairly easy as long as you don't substitute and mix the honey/butter into the cornflakes well.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 ounces honey
  • 4 ounces butter (not oil, not margarine)
  • 4 ounces sugar
  • 1 (18 ounce) packagekellog corn flakes (the name brand - not a substitute)


  1. Prepare two sheet pans of foil muffin cups (patty pans).
  2. Separate the paper liners from the foil.
  3. Pour the entire contents of corn flake package into a very large bowl.
  4. Set oven to 350* F.
  5. In a small saucepan, melt the honey, butter and sugar on medium heat.
  6. Do not let it boil: you only want a warm liquid.
  7. Pour onto the corn flakes.
  8. Mix well with a spatula.
  9. Really, really well.
  10. You mix and mix until every one is coated, about 10 minutes.
  11. Lots of little hands can help.
  12. The raw mixture is pretty yummy too.
  13. Over-fill each foil cup.
  14. Set touching each other on the tray.
  15. Bake for about 12-15 minutes, or until the cornflakes are JUST starting to colour.
  16. It will depend on your oven and where your trays are.
  17. If you prefer them less crunchy, take them out a couple of minutes early.
  18. Cool.
  19. Eat.
Most Helpful

All I can say is WOW! I was looking around for a dessert after dinner and didn't feel like putting a lot of effort into it - and I really don't like chocolate all that much. This was perfect! I had about 10 oz of Corn Flakes sitting around. I realized (after looking it up) that all of the ingredients were about 1/2 cup. I used 4 tbsp. of Splenda/Sugar mix, but kept everything else the same. I have roughly 12 full muffin size foil cups full. These are just sweet enough for my sweet tooth, SUPER easy to make, and totally delicious! Thank you for sharing!!

flirtyfunchick March 02, 2009

I made these as a Halloween treat for some neighbor's children. The big kids liked it just as much as the little ones, I'm happy to report. Great, simple recipe, watch out though, it makes a huge amount- I ended up with 54!! :) Thanks!

s'kat November 01, 2004