Do not use cheap rice cereal. The mixture will look too moist; do not add more Rice Krispies. That will make the bars dry and crumbly.
1 C. sugar
1/2 C. butter or shortening
1 C. white syrup
1 C. peanut butter
6 C. Rice Krispies
1 C. nuts or peanuts, optional
1 or 2 pkgs. chocolate chips, melted, optional
Bring the first 3 ingredients to a boil. Blend in peanut butter. Have ready in a big bowl the Rice Krispies and nuts or peanuts. Add hot mixture and mix well. Press in buttered 9×13″ jelly roll pan. Frost with melted chocolate chips.