Jul 9, 2012

Grandma Evie's Rice Krispie Cookies

When I was little, my Grandma Evie spoiled me silly.  As soon as I walked through her front door, she would give me a sweet hug and then hand me a four-leafed clover.  That woman had a serious knack for finding them.  I would lay in her front yard for hours and hours looking for one...she would come out and lay next to me and find one in about 5 minutes.  No lie.

She was also a fabulous chef.  This is her recipe.

Trust me folks.  These are not your typical Rice Krispie Cookies.  Once you try these, be prepared to Never.Go.Back.

Grandma Evie's Rice Krispie Cookies
1 cup sugar
1 cup Karo lt. syrup
1 cup peanut butter
6 cups rice krispies
6 oz chocolate chips
6 oz butterscotch chips

In large pan on low heat, mix sugar and syrup. 
Stir until dissolved and thin. (Do not boil!)  Once dissolved, add peanut butter.
Stir in peanut butter until melted.
Remove from heat.  Stir in rice krispies.  
Press into ungreased 9 x 13 pan. 
In double boiler (or your own creative solution for not owning a double boiler) melt chips together.
Stir well  until melted and smooth.
Spread over the top of the rice krispie cookies.  Let cool.

I like to cut them into 1inch squares so they are bite-size, because, trust me, you WILL want to have them readily accessible and in your mouth as quickly as possible.  My husband tends to eat 5 bites (aka 5 cookies) as soon as he walks in the door....before even thinking about the dinner that I've just spent the afternoon making.  My Grandma Evie would be so proud!


  1. My oh my! I can smell the cookies as though you were making them in the next room! Wish I were there to help Blair prepare for dinner! :-)

  2. Yum! We used to always play Settlers with a big pan of Rice Krispie treats that our friend made...with peanut butter...and cocoa krispies! Talk about sugar bomb! But seriously, this recipe looks super!