Total Time
20mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 5 mins

This is one of many "first" things Mom got us girls to make when we started baking and cooking. It was a picnic favorite.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup butter
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 12 cup syrup
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 11 cups puffed wheat cereal

Directions

  1. Prepare a 9 x 13 cake pan by greasing the sides and bottom.
  2. Boil butter, sugar, syrup and cocoa in a medium saucepan until it forms threads from a silver spoon.
  3. Remove saucepan from heat and add vanilla.
  4. In a very large mixing bowl pour this syrupy mix over puffed wheat.
  5. Mix well and press firmly into a greased 9 x 13 pan.
  6. After it has hardened, cut into serving pieces.

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