Searching for the perfect combination of salty and sweet sensations? Well, look no further! Salted peanuts and rich caramel topping join marshmallow creme and brown sugar in these irresistible chewy bars. You won't be able to stop at just one! These bars werwe created by Claudia Ruiss of Massapequa, New York for Taste of Home Magazine.
Peanut Mallow Bars Ingredients
•1 cup chopped salted peanuts
•3/4 cup all-purpose flour
•3/4 cup quick-cooking oats
•2/3 cup packed brown sugar
•1/2 teaspoon salt
•1/2 teaspoon baking soda
•1 egg, lightly beaten
•1/3 cup cold butter
•1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
•2/3 cup caramel ice cream topping
•1-3/4 cups salted peanuts
•In a large bowl, combine the peanuts, flour, oars, sugar, salt and baking soda; stir in the egg. Cut in butter until crumbly. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
• Spoon marshmallow creme over hot crust; carefully spread evenly. Drizzle with the caramel topping; sprinkle with peanuts. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: 3 dozen.
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