Flax Cornflake Squares

Source:   |  Category: Baking, Ground Flaxseed

Kids love this sweet treat.


  • 1 cup (250 mL) peanut butter 
  • 1 cup (250 mL) granulated sugar 
  • 1 cup (250 mL) corn syrup 
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) ground flax seed* 
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) vanilla extract
  • 6 cups (1.5L) cornflakes 
1 cup peanut butter 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup corn syrup 1/2 cup ground flax seed* 2 tsp vanilla extract6 cups cornflakes 


  1. In a large saucepan, over medium heat, combine peanut butter, sugar and corn syrup. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in ground flax seed, vanilla and corn flakes. Pat mixture into a 9x13 inch pan (3.5 L) with the back of a buttered spoon. 

Yield: 36 squares.

Serving Size: per square. Each serving contains 3/4 tsp (4 mL) of flax.

Nutritional Analysis

Total Fat4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Carbohydrates19 g
Fiber1 g
Protein2 g
Sodium65 mg
Potassium21 mg

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