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salty peanut brittle bars

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Linda Griffith
Augusta, GA

YUMMY is all I can say about this recipe. This wonderful treat comes from Betty Crocker, as well as the scrumptious picture. Makes a batch of 48 bars. It has all the favorites...peanut butter, peanuts and chocolate and of course we can't leave out the caramel topping.

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For salty peanut brittle bars

  • 1
    pouch of betty crocker sugar cookie mix
  • 1/4 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 stick
    unsalted, cold butter, cut into pieces
  • 2 c
    salted cocktail peanuts
  • 1 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 jar
    caramel ice cream topping
  • 1/2 tsp
    coarse sea salt

How To Make salty peanut brittle bars

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 15x10-inch pan with sides with cooking spray. Reserve 3 tablespoons cookie mix. 2 Place remaining cookie mix in large bowl. Stir in brown sugar. Using pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Press mixture in bottom of pan. Bake 18 minutes. 3 Immediately sprinkle cookie crust with peanuts and chocolate chips. In small microwavable bowl, microwave caramel topping on High about 30 seconds or until of drizzling consistency. Add reserved cookie mix; blend well. Drizzle evenly over peanuts and chocolate chips. Sprinkle evenly with salt. 4 Bake an additional 12 to 14 minutes or until caramel is bubbly. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Refrigerate 15 minutes to set chocolate. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows. Store covered at room temperature.

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