Salted Peanut Bars Recipe
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Salted Peanut Bars Recipe

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You’ll never look at Rice Krispies Treats the same way again after trying these nutty three-tiered cookie, marshmallow and cereal bars. —Denise Kirsch, McLeansboro, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (17-1/2 ounces) peanut butter cookie mix
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 package (10 ounces) peanut butter chips
  • 2/3 cup corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 cups Rice Krispies
  • 2 cups salted peanuts
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups miniature marshmallows

Nutritional Facts

1 bar equals 318 calories, 17 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 225 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cookie mix, oil, water and egg. Press onto the bottom of a greased 13-in. x 9-in. pan.
  2. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until set. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine the chips, corn syrup and butter. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until smooth. Remove from the heat. Stir in the Rice Krispies, peanuts and vanilla.
  3. Sprinkle marshmallows over crust. Bake 1-2 minutes longer or until marshmallows begin to puff. Spread cereal mixture over top. Cool completely on a wire rack. Refrigerate until firm. Cut into bars. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Salted Peanut Bars in Simple & Delicious October/November 2011, p45

Nutritional Facts

1 bar equals 318 calories, 17 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 225 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 18, 2014

These are delicious - a bit hit at my son-in-law's B-day party.

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Reviewed Apr. 22, 2014

Keeper recipe, I'm not a big marshmallow person but, these are truly delicious. I have made them twice now, the last time I added a few chocolate chips to the top after I spread the peanut butter mixture on.

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Reviewed Jul. 26, 2013

Keeper recipe, similar to brownie mallow bars on this site-which I have made a million times. Love the peanutty, salty, sweet, crunchy, gooey flavor-like an upscale fluffernutter. Keeps well in the fridge, easy to take along. Thumbs up from everyone that tried them.

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Reviewed May. 22, 2013

great reciepe....not time consuming

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Reviewed May. 21, 2013

This recipe is a family favorite. When giving recipes to new brides I always include this one and have given it out many times. If you take it to a party or picnic, plan on coming home with an empty plate.

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