Salted Nut Bars

2
mary Armstrong

By
@emit1961

A favorite recipe from my brother Tom.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Salted Nut Bars

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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