Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

an old family recipe. Good for Halloween treats,in those days. Now we serve at Holloween parties.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook sugars, molasses, cocoa powder, syrup, and water in a buttered pot.
  2. Allow candy thermometer to reach 300 degrees F.
  3. Mixture will seperate into hard, brittle threads when dropped into cold water.
  4. Stir in butter and vanilla.
  5. Remove from heat. Pour over the cereal in a large bowl.
  6. Stir well,coating all cereal thoroughly. Cool slightly.
  7. Roll into balls and set apart to cool completely.
  8. This can be pressed into a 13 x 9 inch pan and cut into squares.


Most Helpful

Made these yesterday for my kids' afterschool snack and of course they were gone - Lickety-Split!!!I've been using a similar recipe for a while now but thought I'd give this one a try.I think I overdid it a bit though on the amount of molasses I used.I thought that it might have affected the flavour of the finished product somewhat but was pleasantly surprised to see that it hadn't.I also added a bit more cocoa than what was called for, as we really like a chocolatey flavour in these addictive treats!!!Very Good!!I will definately be making these again.Thanks,andypandy!!

Boyz 5 February 11, 2004

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