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Homemade Candy Bars Recipe

Homemade Candy Bars Recipe

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!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:18 servings

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

  • 1. Place a third of the crackers (about 25) in the bottom of an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. pan.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. 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, 22 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 373 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.