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Almond Peanut Butter Squares

I don't need to shop around to find a Christmas gift that's always appreciated. These easy-to-prepare squares suit anyone who has a taste for homemade treats. —Thelma Waggoner, Hopkinsville, Kentucky
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 10 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    about 6 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups whole unblanched almonds

Directions

  • Line a 9-in. square pan with foil; butter the foil and set aside.
  • Butter the sides of a heavy saucepan; add the sugar, honey and corn syrup. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil, without stirring, for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; immediately stir in the peanut butter, vanilla and almonds.
  • Pour into prepared pan. Let stand at room temperature until completely cooled. Cut into squares. Individually wrap pieces in plastic wrap, foil or waxed paper; twist ends.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 75 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 21mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • mamoonis
    Dec 5, 2009

    These were really yummy. They taste a lot like a payday candybar only with almonds. I cut them into little bite size pieces because they melt in your mouth nicely but I wouldn't want to try to "bite" off a piece. They are also very hard to cut, but definitly worth it. :)