Salted Nut Bars

mary Armstrong

By
@emit1961

A favorite recipe from my brother Tom.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
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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

Step-By-Step

1Mix 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.
2Melt 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.
3Sprinkle salted nuts on top. Let cool.

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

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