Honey Peanut Squares Recipe

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Honey Peanut Squares Recipe

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"I serve this soft, nutty candy every year at our Christmas open house," relates Norene Wright of Manilla, Indiana. "Honey roasted peanuts make this sweet treat even more special."
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 4 cups honey-roasted peanuts, divided
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 package (10-1/2 ounces) miniature marshmallows
  • 1 package (10 ounces) peanut butter chips
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter

Directions

Line a 13-in. x 9-in. pan with foil and coat with cooking spray. Sprinkle 2 cups peanuts in the pan.
In a saucepan, combine the milk, marshmallows, peanut butter chips, butter and peanut butter. Cook and stir until smooth. Pour over peanuts; spread evenly. Sprinkle with remaining peanuts; press down. Cover and refrigerate for at least 45 minutes.
Lift foil out of pan; cut into squares. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Originally published as Honey Peanut Squares in Taste of Home December/January 2000, p64

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 185 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 104mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

  • 4 cups honey-roasted peanuts, divided
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 package (10-1/2 ounces) miniature marshmallows
  • 1 package (10 ounces) peanut butter chips
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  1. Line a 13-in. x 9-in. pan with foil and coat with cooking spray. Sprinkle 2 cups peanuts in the pan.
  2. In a saucepan, combine the milk, marshmallows, peanut butter chips, butter and peanut butter. Cook and stir until smooth. Pour over peanuts; spread evenly. Sprinkle with remaining peanuts; press down. Cover and refrigerate for at least 45 minutes.
  3. Lift foil out of pan; cut into squares. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Originally published as Honey Peanut Squares in Taste of Home December/January 2000, p64

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jlmcbride User ID: 6412586 71806
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2011

"easy and delicious. Tastes like a salted nut roll. I cut bars with a pizza cutter after removing from pan."

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