Flax Cornflake Squares

 Source: Flax Cornflake Squares, SaskFlax.com

Source: Flax Cornflake Squares, SaskFlax.com

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. 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.

*Mill flaxseed in a coffee grinder to a granular, free flowing meal


Nutritional Analysis


YIELD: 36 squares.

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

Per Serving
Calories 120
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 19 g
Fiber 1 g
Sugars g
Protein 2 g
Sodium 65 mg
Potassium 21 mg