Skippy’s cocoa peanut squares (1959)

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Cocoa peanut squares

A NEW merry mix-up of America’s 2 favorite flavors!

Delicious cocoa and fresh-roasted peanuts…this pair of flavors is tops on America’s treat parade. Now they get together in a heavenly new confection you can make in minutes. Kellogg’s Cocoa Krispies supply the chocolaty flavor, Skippy Peanut Butter adds its true peanut taste… and Karo Syrup helps perform the happy marriage. Sweet and frivolous as young love, and equally simple.

No other peanut butter tastes of blends like Skippy in making Cocoa peanut squares!

Cocoa peanut squares recipe

BE FOREWARNED: while this delectable treat is super-simple to make, don’t try it with any peanut butter but Skippy. No other peanut butter stays fresh, easy to spread, easy to digest, like Skippy. No other tastes exactly like fresh-roasted peanuts. That’s because no other peanut butter is made like Skippy. It’s the only peanut butter made on purpose for grown-ups.

And only Skippy blends so beautifully with other good things to eat. You’ll have fun proving this true and proving you’re the equal of any professional sweets-maker — first time you make delicious Cocoa Peanut Squares. Re-name ’em if you like — maybe after a rich uncle you’re trying to impress. Important thing is to make and enjoy them. Guaranteed habit forming.

Cocoa peanut squares recipeCocoa peanut squares recipe


1/3 cup of Karo corn syrup (light or dark)
1/2 cup of brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 cup of Skippy Peanut Butter, creamy or chunk Style
3 cups of Kellogg’s Cocoa Krispies


Have ingredients measured. Combine Karo Syrup and sugar in a 3-quart saucepan. Cook over moderate heat, stirring frequently, until mixture bubbles around the edge of pan. Remove from heat.

Stir in Skippy Peanut Butter until completely mixed. Add Cocoa Krispies, stirring until well coated with syrup mixture. Press into greased 8- or 9-inch square pan. Cool at room temperature for 20 minutes. Cut into squares.

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Cocoa peanut squares vintage recipe card

Cocoa peanut squares recipe card

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