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Salted Peanut Chews Recipe

Makes 36 cookies

Ingredients:

  • Crust:
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup firmly packed, light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 3 cups miniature marshmallows
  • Topping:
  • 2/3 cup corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 12 oz peanut butter chips
  • 2 cups crispy rice cereal
  • 2 cups salted peanuts


Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
2. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.
3. In large bowl, combine all crust ingredients except marshmallows on low speed until crumbly.
4. Press firmly in bottom of ungreased 13 x 9-inch pan.
5. Bake at 350 F for 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown.
6. Remove from oven.
7. Immediately sprinkle with marshmallows.
8. Return to oven for 1 to 2 minutes or until marshmallows just begin to puff.
9. Cool while preparing topping.
10. In large saucepan, heat corn syrup, 1/4 cup margarine, 2 teaspoon vanilla and peanut butter chips just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth, stirring constantly.
11. Remove from heat; stir in cereal and peanuts.
12. Immediately spoon warm topping over marshmallows and spread to cover.
13. Refrigerate until firm.


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Main Ingredient:Nut / Peanut
Course:Dessert
Snacks
Cuisine:American
Preparation Method:Baking
Dish:Cookies
Difficulty:Easy

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