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Salted Peanut Chews Recipe


"I took these great treats to an evening reunion," reports subscriber Irene Yoder of Millersburg, Ohio. "They disappeared fast, and soon people were asking for the recipe."

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  • Ingredients
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened, divided
  • 3 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 2 cups peanut butter chips
  • 2/3 cup corn syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 2 cups salted peanuts


Servings 2
Preparation time 25mins
Cooking time 40mins
Adapted from


Step 1

In a large bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar and 1/2 cup butter. Press into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned.
Sprinkle with marshmallows and return to the oven for 3-5 minutes or until marshmallows begin to melt; set aside.
In a large saucepan, cook and stir the peanut butter chips, corn syrup, vanilla and remaining butter until smooth. Remove from the heat; stir in cereal and peanuts. Pour over prepared crust, spreading to cover. Cool on a wire rack before cutting into bars. Yield: 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts
1 serving (1 each) equals 290 calories, 16 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 182 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.

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