Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Grape-Nut Bars & Little Nuts' Quotes

Have you made the Grape-Nut bar recipe from the back of the Grape-Nut box? 
My mom and I crave them (I made up a batch for her and I just bet she has been up in the middle of the night to have one :)). 
I haven't made them in a long time, but they are so basic, and I needed a cheap, yummy snack this week!:) 

Grape-Nut Peanut Butter Bars
Makes 30 servings (1 bar each)
Prep Time: 10 min.

1 cup light corn syrup
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup reduced fat peanut butter
4 cups Post Grape-Nuts Cereal

Cooking Directions:
In large microwavable bowl, add corn syrup, sugar and peanut butter.
Microwave on HIGH 2 minutes or just until mixture boils, stirring every minute.
Add cereal and stir to coat well.
Press firmly into foil-lined 13x9-inch pan sprayed lightly with cooking spray. Cool.
Cut into 30 bars.
Wrap bars individually with plastic wrap.
Store in tightly covered container at room temperature.

Also, I was talking to my mom and she said she uses the whole box of All-Bran in Nanny's Bran Muffins, which is nice to know so you don't have a partial box leftover! 

There were quite a few quotes to enter into the kid's journal of quotes this month, so I thought I'd share a few!

  • When Peyton and I snuggle, he likes to say, "Mama, you're a princess.". 
  • "Uncle Daniel, are you my friend?" ~ Peyton
  • Upon us laughing about a piece of bread flying out of the toaster, Olivia remarked, "Mama, can you part a line down my head and put a piece of bread in me, and I'll be a toaster?".
  • On our way to a cousin's birthday party, we drove into a neighborhood and Olivia said, "Huh.  A lot of people sure must have thought it was a good idea to build houses right in this area."  What a country bumpkin!:)  Speaking of which, they don't just say,  "yes", but use a Texan accent and say, "yayah".  Cracks us up every time! 
  • They love pretending to be Mary and Joseph, but lately they also pretend to be Pastor Jess and Brenda (our pastors).  Ha, Ha!  After a prophetic conference at our church, Olivia was walking around prophesying, "You guys are a wonderful couple.  God loves you and He wants to bless you," and  "can I get an amen?".  She is a nut!
I hope your week is off to a good start!


  1. These are really cute quotes! They are too cute and the recipe looks deeeeeelicious!!

  2. Hi Lover! Just figured out how to leave a comment here! dugh-...
    Funny-funny kid comments...read them to my babies and we all laughed...
    BTW, your curtains are awesome!! Thought the "liner" idea was brilliant, just like you.

  3. Darn it. Now, I want a grapenut bar!