Salted Nut Roll Bars

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


32 squares

Updated: Aug. 22, 2023
This salted nut roll bars recipe came from my sister-in-law. It's simple to prepare and delicious. There's no need to keep it warm or cold, so it's perfect for the potluck that has you traveling longer distances. —Kathy Tremel, Earling, Iowa


  • 3 cups salted peanuts without skins, divided
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 cups peanut butter chips
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows


  1. Place half of the peanuts in an ungreased 11x7-in. dish; set aside. In a large saucepan, melt butter and peanut butter chips over low heat. Add the milk and marshmallows; cook and stir until melted.
  2. Pour over peanuts. Sprinkle with remaining peanuts. Cover and refrigerate until chilled. Cut into squares.
Salted Nut Roll Bars Tips

Can you use evaporated milk instead of sweetened condensed milk?

Because sweetened condensed milk and evaporated milk are very similar, evaporated milk can serve as a sweetened condensed milk substitute. You won't get the same sweet, caramelized flavor, but the consistency will be similar when using a cup-for-cup substitution.

How should you store salted nut roll bars?

You can store your salted nut roll bars in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days. Check out more of our no-bake dessert bars for some super easy homemade treats.

Can you freeze salted nut roll bars?

You can freeze these salted nut roll bars in an airtight container for up to 3 months. When you're ready to enjoy them, simply thaw at room temperature before serving. Learn more about how to store your homemade treats so they stay fresher and tastier longer.

—Ellie Crowley, Taste of Home Culinary Assistant

Nutrition Facts

1 square: 194 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 95mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.