Peanut Butter Treats

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
make about 3 pounds
Prep:
15 Min

Ingredients

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

How to Make Peanut Butter Treats

Step-by-Step

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

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About Peanut Butter Treats

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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