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Peanut Goody Candies

 Peanut Goody Candies
A small piece of this rich, sweet candy is all you need so one batch goes a long way.
96 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 teaspoons plus 1/2 cup butter, softened, divided
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup dry roasted peanuts
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons cook-and-serve vanilla pudding mix
  • 3-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple flavoring

Directions

  • Line a 13-in. x 9-in. pan with foil and grease the foil with 1-1/2
  • teaspoons butter; set aside.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the chips and peanut butter.
  • Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-2 minutes or until melted; stir
  • until smooth. Spread half of the chocolate mixture into prepared
  • pan; refrigerate. Stir peanuts into remaining chocolate mixture; set
  • aside.
  • In another microwave-safe bowl, combine the milk, pudding mix and
  • remaining butter. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-2 minutes or
  • until mixture comes to a boil, stirring once. Gradually stir in
  • confectioners' sugar and maple flavoring.
  • Spread over chocolate layer. Carefully spread with reserved peanut
  • mixture (may need to reheat in microwave to spread easily).

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Peanut Goody Candies (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm.
  • Using foil, lift candy out of pan. Discard foil; cut into 1-in.
  • squares. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Remove
  • from the refrigerator just before serving. Yield: 2-3/4 pounds.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 73 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 39 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.