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Easy Salted Peanut Chews

Easy Salted Peanut Chews

Here's an easy homemade way to get the same great flavors of a favorite peanut candy bar.



  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray bottom of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, oil, water and egg until soft dough forms.
  3. Press dough in pan using floured fingers.
  4. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until set.
  5. Immediately sprinkle marshmallows over crust; bake 1 to 2 minutes longer or until marshmallows begin to puff.
  6. In 4-quart saucepan, cook corn syrup, butter, vanilla extract and chips over low heat, stirring constantly, until chips are melted.
  7. Remove from heat; stir in cereal and nuts.
  8. Immediately spoon cereal mixture evenly over marshmallows.
  9. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until firm.
  10. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows.

Prep Time 60 min
Total Time 60 min
Servings 36

Skip the cooking spray and line pan with foil for quick cleanup and easy bar removal. For a different flavor, try milk chocolate or semisweet chocolate chips for the peanut butter chips.

Nutrition Information: Serving Size: 1 Bar Calories 220 ( Calories from Fat 100), Total Fat 11g (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 10mg Sodium 160mg Total Carbohydrate 25g (Dietary Fiber 1g Sugars 15g ), Protein 5g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 0%; Iron 2%

Exchanges:1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:1 1/2

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photo credit: Betty Crocker.


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