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"Special K" Peanut butter balls

These crispy snacks are a holiday tradition in our family and so easy to make! Great to involve the kids with too.
Prep Time: 
5 minutes

7 cups Special K Cereal
1 1/4 cup white sugar
1 1/4 cup white Karo syrup
1 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
Butter for hands

Ready In: 
10 minutes

Heat sugar and white Karo syrup over medium heat until dissolved. Remove from heat, add peanut butter and stir until incorporated, then add vanilla. Pour mixture over cereal gradually and stir until cereal is evenly coated. Butter hands lightly and form into 2" balls while mixture is still warm and pliable. Place on wax paper until cool.