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Puffed Wheat Squares


THE Wilson family treat!

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  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup syrup
  • 1 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp cocoa
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 12 cups puffed wheat


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

melt butter

Step 2

add everything but puffed wheat and cook on high until it boils what mom calls 'volcano bubbles'

Step 3

take off the heat, add puffed wheat and stir to coat

Step 4

press into 9x13 pan


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  • 1/4 cup / 50g of softened butter
  • 1 egg (divide the yolk and white)
  • 1/4 cup / 50g of sugar
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 cup / 150g of flour
  • 1 cup / 100g of chopped nuts
  • Salted caramel
  • Melted dark chocolate


  1. In a bowl, mix together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, and salt.

  2. Add the flour and mix. Roll into a ball.

  3. Chill for 30 minutes.

  4. Remove from refrigerator. Divide the dough and roll into 1-inch balls.

  5. Dip each ball in egg yolk, and then roll in chopped nuts.

  6. Place on baking sheet (lined with parchment paper), and press your thumb into the center.

  7. Bake at 340°F/170°C for 12 minutes, or until golden.

  8. Remove from oven and let cool.

  9. Pour the salted caramel into the center groove,and drizzle with dark chocolate.

  10. Enjoy!

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