Peanut Butter Treats

Pat Duran


This recipe is great using a microwave too! A simple and delicious tasting recipe with creamy Jif and Sweetened Condensed Milk.

pinch tips: Parchment Paper Vs Wax Paper



make about 3 pounds


15 Min


14 oz
eagle brand sweetened condensed milk
1 1/4 c
creamy peanut butter( jif or kroger is great)
1/3 c
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract (yes)
1/4 tsp
1 c
cornstarch, sifted
1 lb
vanilla-flavored candy coating or wafer type or chips
2 c
finely chopped peanuts

Directions Step-By-Step

Line a 9-inch square pan with wax paper.
Combine s c Milk, peanut butter,water,vanilla and salt in a heavy saucepan; stir in cornstarch. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and smooth.
Add candy coating; cook and stir until melted and smooth. Spread evenly in prepared pan.
Chill 2 hours or until firm. Cut into squares; roll firmly in peanuts to coat.
Microwave Method:
Combine sc Milk, peanut butter, water, vanilla and salt in 1-quart glass measure; stir in cornstarch. Cook on HIGH for 2 minutes; mix well. Melt candy coating in 2 quart glass measure on MEDIUM 3 to 5 minutes, stirring after each minute. Add peanut butter mixture; mix well. Proceed as above.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy