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Single piece of square make with puffed wheat and gooey syrup mixture.

Puffed Wheat Squares

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: puffed wheat squares, no bake squares
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 20
Calories: 136kcal
Author: Laureen King
Puffed Wheat squares are a classic, easy to make treat.
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  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup corn syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp cocoa powder
  • 8 cups puffed wheat


  • Lightly grease 9x13 cake pan.
  • Place puffed wheat into extra large bowl.
  • In medium saucepan, melt butter.
  • Stir in corn syrup, vanilla, brown sugar and cocoa powder.
  • Bring to a slow boil and cook for about 1-2 minutes.
  • Pour syrup mixture over puffed wheat and combine well.
  • Transfer to cake pan, spread evenly and press down.
  • Let cool to set before cutting into squares.


Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 49mg | Potassium: 23mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 142IU | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg