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Salted Peanut Squares

If your gift list is long, here’s a yummy solution. The recipe makes nearly 10 dozen chewy, nutty, sweet-and-salty bars.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + standing
  • Makes
    9-3/4 dozen


  • 3-1/2 cups dry roasted peanuts, divided
  • 1 package (10 ounces) peanut butter chips
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 36 miniature Snickers candy bars, chopped


  • Sprinkle half of the peanuts into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. In a large microwave-safe bowl, heat chips and butter at 50% power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave in 20-second intervals until melted; stir until smooth. Stir in sweetened condensed milk; cook, uncovered, on high for 1 minute.
  • Stir in marshmallow creme and chopped candy bars. Spread into prepared pan. Sprinkle with remaining peanuts. Cover with plastic wrap; press down lightly.
  • Refrigerate until set. Cut into 1-in. squares. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 64 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 47mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.
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  • Jim
    Feb 13, 2021

    # 1 there is no way that a 13x9 pan can make 9 and a half dozen 1x 1 pieces. Especially when the recipe DOES NOT SET after being covered tightly and refrigerated for over 24 hours :( Just eat the candy bars and peanuts !

  • rena 55
    Feb 13, 2021

    Great sweet and salty balance. Easy and uses simple staple ingredients!