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Homemade Candy Bars

 Homemade Candy Bars
Reports Karen Grant of Tulare, California, "I enter these treats, which are similar to Kit Kat bars, at the fair each year and win a blue ribbon. I've even had a judge ask how to make them!"
18 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces Waverly crackers, divided
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup butterscotch chips

Directions

  • Place a third of the crackers (about 25) in the bottom of an
  • ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. pan.
  • In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, melt butter. Add the milk,
  • graham cracker crumbs and sugars; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for
  • 5 minutes. Pour half of the mixture over crackers, carefully
  • spreading to cover. Place half of the remaining crackers (about 25)
  • on top. Spread with remaining sugar mixture. Top with remaining
  • crackers.
  • In a small saucepan over low heat, stir peanut butter and chips until
  • melted and smooth. Spread over crackers. Chill until firm, about 1
  • hour. Cut into small squares. Yield: 3-4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 372 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 22 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 373 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.