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Salted Nut Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Salted Nut Bars, by , is from The Pettis Friends & Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Audrey Pettis
Added: Saturday, September 19, 2009


1 1/2 c. flour
2/3 c. brown sugar
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. butter softened
1 tsp. vanilla
2 egg yolks or 1 whole egg
3 c. miniature marshmallows

2/3 c. white corn syrup
1/4 c. butter
2 tsp. vanilla
1 pkg. 12 oz. peanut butter chips
2 c.crisp rice cereal
2 c. salted peanuts

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, salt, butter, vanilla, and egg. Press into bottom of 9x13 pan. Bake 350 12-15 minutes until lightly brown. Sprinkle with marshmallows. Return to oven and bake for 1-2 minutes or until marshmallows begin to puff. Cool while preparing filling. To make filling, beat corn syrup, butter, vanilla, and peanut butter chips in pan over low heat, or in top of double boiler over the hot water. Heat until melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat and stir in cereal and peanuts. Spoon over marshmallows. Spread evenly with back of spoon. Chill. Cut into squares.




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