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Cornflake Candy

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Cornflake Candy uses crushed cornflakes with chocolate candy bars, unsweetened chocolate, paraffin wax, nutmeats, coconut, date and raisins. If you're watching sugar intake, do be sure to use unsweetened cornflakes!

Granola - not just for breakfast! Below the Cornflake Candy, you'll find a recipe for Granola Candy. Mix your favorite granola with peanut butter, honey and dry milk for this crunchy Granola Candy. Shape into balls and just pop in your mouth.

And there's more! For a variation on the Cornflake Candy, I've included a recipe for Cornflake Coconut Chews and below that, a health recipe for Cleansing Coconut Nut Balls.

Cornflake Candy

Recipe Ingredients

10 cups slightly crushed cornflake cereal
2 7-ounce Hershey plain chocolate candy bars
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
2 ounces paraffin wax beads
Nutmeats(optional)
Coconut (optional)
Dates (optional)
Raisin (optional)


Recipe Directions

Melt broken candy bars, and unsweetened chocolate in double boiler with wax. Stir carefully.

When all melted, mix into the 10 cups of cereal, completely coating.

Either spoon onto cookie sheets, or put into large jelly roll pan, lined with waxed paper.

Put in refrigerator, or freezer until firm.

Break up into pieces (if in pan). Store in containers.

Recipe Notes

  • You can add almost anything you would enjoy. If you do decide to add extra ingredients, you may want to add more chocolate.
  • This does not have to be refrigerated once set.
  • This candy is low both fat and calories.

Granola Candy

1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup honey
1 cup dry milk
All natural granola

Mix the first three ingredients in a large bowl. Shape into balls and roll them in the granola.

All Natural Granola?

For the best all natural granolas, you can look for organic, or those made with all natural ingredients. Either choice is great. An all-natural granola will have no fillers, no preservatives or chemicals, noGMO's, and will be made with only the purest of natural ingredients. You can often find all natural dairy and gluten free granolas.


Cornflake Coconut Chews

Make these crunchy satisfying Cornflake Coconut Chews with gluten free corn flakes containing no malt derivatives if you follow a gluten-free diet.

Coconut for Cornflake Coconut Chews

5 cups cornflakes
3-3/4 cups coconut
2 cups sugar
1-1/2 cups chocolate chips
5 eggs, beaten until thick
3/4 teaspoon gluten-free vanilla powder

Preheat oven to 350-degrees. In a large bowl, mix together gluten free cornflakes coconut, sugar and chocolate chips.

In another bowl, beat eggs and vanilla or Gluten-Free Vanilla Powder until thick. Pour over cereal mixture and let sit five minutes.

Mix again and then use teaspoon to drop mixture onto greased cookie sheets. Bake in preheated oven nine to ten minutes, or until light brown. Allow candies to cool two to three minutes to set before removing them from cookie sheets. Yield: 3 to 4 dozen.


Variation: Cleansing Coconut Nut Balls

A delicious, nutritious, and high fiber recipe.

1 cup raw, unsalted almonds or walnuts, ground
1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
1 cup raw almond butter
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
Additional ground nuts or coconut

Mix all the ingredients, except additional ground nuts or coconut, together in a food processor. Form into small balls and roll in the ground nuts or coconut.