Microwave Peanut Caramel Bars

Gretchen ***

By
@gcolie

These are addictive!


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Serves:

depends on how you cut them

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Microwave

Ingredients

50
caramels ( i used one 11 oz. package and about 1/3 of another)
1/4 c
water
3/4 c
peanut butter, divided
4 c
cheerios
1 c
salted peanuts
1 c
semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips
1/2 c
butter, softened

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large microwave-safe bowl, heat caramels, water, and 1/2 cup of the peanut butter on HIGH for 1 minute and 30 seconds. Stir well and microwave 1-2 minutes longer or until melted. Stir well.
2
Add cereal and peanuts; stir until coated.
Spread into a greased 9x13 pan. Set aside.
3
In another microwave-safe bowl, heat chocolate chips, butter, and remaining peanut butter on HIGH for 30-60 seconds, or until melted. Stir well.
Spread evenly over the cereal mixture.
Refrigerate before cutting.
Enjoy!




Notes:
Microwave ovens vary, so cooking time may as well.
I keep these in the fridge, because at room temp they tend to get too soft.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids