Salted Nut Squares
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + chilling
- 3 cups salted peanuts without skins, divided
- 2-1/2 tablespoons butter
- 2 cups peanut butter chips
- 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
- 2 cups miniature marshmallows
- 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 milk and marshmallows; cook and stir until melted.
- Pour over peanuts. Sprinkle with remaining peanuts. Cover and refrigerate until chilled. Cut into 54 pieces (about 1-in. square).
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 115 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 56mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.
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Dec 20, 2017
This is a "must make" at Christmas for my family! If you're having problems with it firming up, check your package of peanut butter chips! Mine DOES NOT contain a full 2 cups. If you're making the recipe with only the 1-2/3 cups of chips in a single package it will probably be softer.
Nov 26, 2013
Yummy but very gooey and sticky. It took a long time to get the marshmallows to melt and I had to the pan back on low heat. Not sure if that made them come out sticky and gooey. Next time I might try using marshmallow crème vs the mini marshmallows. Thanks for sharing, a quick and easy recipe.
Jun 11, 2012
I have peanut butter on the shelf, but not chips. Can I use that instead?
Dec 31, 2011
These are divine! They taste a lot like a Payday candy bar. I have made them twice now for gatherings and have gotten rave reviews. I leave the stove on very low when I add the SCM and marshmallows and stir continually until melted. This seems to speed up the melting process. Definitely a recipe I will be making often. Thanks!
Dec 20, 2011
This worked better with 3 cups mini marshmallows and be sure to use the large Virginia peanuts because they don't work well.
Nov 17, 2011
Yummy but very gooey. Hard to eat out of hand, a fork works better. It took a long time to get the marshmallows to melt and I had to the pan back on low heat, so maybe that's what went wrong? May try again with half the filling ingredients. But - it was yummy!
Oct 12, 2011
Quick and easy to make. I took them to a business bar-b-que and everyone loved them. They taste like a candybar. Not to sweet, just right.
Sep 22, 2011
It taste just like or maybe better the Salted Nut Roll Candy Bar. I think next time I will mix the peanuts in the saucepan as one of the last ingredients.
Aug 25, 2011
Thank you for the recipe...
Apr 24, 2011
Fantastic bar. Reminds me of the PayDay Bar. Everyone loves this and I get writers cramp giving out the recipe. It is really great for travel. Don't have to worry about temperature control with this one!! A+