Payday Bars

1
Laurie Sanders

By
@rhinemaidens3

I found this recipe on Confessions of a Cookbook Queen. I made an alteration changing the corn syrup amount and adding peanut butter.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
24
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix
  • 1/3 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 3 c
    mini marshmallows
  • 1/3 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla flavoring
  • 1/4 c
    peanut butter
  • 2 c
    peanut butter chips
  • 1 1/2 c
    crispy rice cereal
  • 1 1/2 c
    dry roasted peanuts

How to Make Payday Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a 9x13 pan with foil overhanging on each end and spray it with Pam.
  2. Combine cake mix, 1/3 cup of softened butter and egg until combined. Press into the pan and bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately sprinkle the top with mini marshmallows and press them into the top of the bars.
  3. Combine corn syrup, 1/4 butter, vanilla, peanut butter and peanut butter chips. Stir over medium heat until the chips are melted. Take off the heat and stir in the cereal and peanuts. Spoon over marshmallows and spread as quickly as possible.
  4. Cool completely before peeling back foil and cutting into bars. You may want to cut them small because they are rich and sweet.

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About Payday Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #peanuts, #marshmallows




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