Salted Nut Bars

mary Armstrong

By
@emit1961

A favorite recipe from my brother Tom.


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Serves:

12-16

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

CRUST

1 pkg
yellow cake mix
1
egg
1/4 c
butter, cold

MARSHMALLOW LAYER

5-6 c
marshmallows, mini or as many as you want

TOPPING

1 c
chocolate chips
1 c
butterscotch chips
1/2 c
butter
1/2 c
corn syrup, light

PEANUT LAYER

1-2 c
peanuts, salted and without skins

OPTIONAL CARAMEL LAYER

1 c
melted caramel (optional) drizzled over top

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix the crust ingredients together until crumbly and pat into 9x13 pan.
Bake 10-12 minutes at 350 degrees, until brown.

Sprinkle marshmallows on the hot crust and return to the oven until marshmallows are puffy, check in 2 minutes and watch carefully. Remove from oven and place on cooling rack.
2
Melt the chocolate+ butterscotch chips with the 1/2 cup butter and syrup over medium heat. Cook until everything is well blended and pour over the marshmallows.
3
Sprinkle salted nuts on top. Let cool.

If you are using caramel drizzle it on and let cool.

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