Caramel Peanut Butter Bars

Vanessa "Nikita" Milare

By
@Kitkat777

If Sanat likes choclate & peanut butter. He will love the number 18 cookie of the 25 days of Christmas. Wheres my glass of milk.


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Ingredients

COOKIE BASE:

1 pkg
sugar cookie mix
1/2 c
butter, softened
1
egg
15
miniature chocolate covered peanut butter cup candies, coarsely chopped

FILLING:

36
caramels, unwrapped
1 can(s)
sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1/4 c
creamy peanut butter
1/2 c
peanuts

TOPPING:

1 bottle
rich & creamy milk chocolate frosting
1/2 c
peanuts, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
First pre heat oven to 350F. Then spray bottom & sides of 13x9 inch pan with cooking spray. Then in large bowl stir cookie mix, butter & egg until soft dough forms. Then stir in candies & press dough in bottom of the pan. Then bake 18 to 20 mins or until light golden brown.
2
Next in a 2 quart saucepan heat caramels & milk over medium heat & make sure to stir constantly until caramels are melted. Then stir in the peanut butter. Then heat to boiling. Then cook 2 mins, stirring frequently. Remove from heat & stir in 1/2 cup peanuts & spread over warm cookie base. Let cool completely for about 2 hours.
3
Then spread the frosting evenly over filling. Then sprinkle with the chopped peanuts. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled. Then to make the bars cut 9 rows by 4 rows. Then store covered in refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate
Hashtag: #peanut