Famous Peanut Caramel Candy Bars

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Ingredients

1 h 40 m servings 252 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 252 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 10.5 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.9g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 91 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a mixer, beat corn syrup, butter, vanilla, peanut butter and salt until smooth. Beat in confectioners' sugar a little at a time until fully incorporated and mixture forms a thick dough. Press into a 9x9 inch pan. Chill in refrigerator.
  2. In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt caramels. Stir in peanuts. Pour over chilled layer and return to refrigerator until firm, 15 to 30 minutes.
  3. In a small saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips. Cut chilled mixture into bars and dip in melted chocolate with a fork. Let cool on waxed paper at room temperature, or for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.

Reviews

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I love the idea of these bars, but found them difficult to make and wasn't pleased with the results. The caramel was very hard to manipulate as it was so sticky, and there should be some note as...

After reading the other reviews, I made the following change. For the caramel layer I melted them in the microwave with about 3 Tablespoons of milk. this made the mixture easier to spread and ...

The carmel was trouble to work with; too thick mixing it, then after chilling it was too hard to cut. The top layer seemed more like peanut brittle then carmel.