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Salted Peanut Bars


  • 1 (18.25 ounce) box yellow cake mix
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 (12 ounce) package peanut butter chips
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups salted peanuts (without red skins)
  • 2 cups crispy rice cereal


  1. Mix cake mix with 1/4 cup butter and egg until crumbly. Press into 9 x 13-inch pan.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes.
  3. Remove from oven and pour marshmallows over crust.
  4. Bake for 3 minutes more. Remove from oven; set aside.
  5. Melt together peanut butter chips, syrup, 1/2 cup butter and vanilla extract.
  6. Mix together peanuts and cereal in large bowl. Pour peanut butter chips mixture over this. Stir well, then pour and spread over marshmallows.
  7. Refrigerate for a short time, then cut into small squares.

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