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Easy Salted Peanut Chews Recipe

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1 pouch Betty Crocker© peanut butter cookie mix
3 T. vegetable oil
1 T. water
1 egg
3 c. miniature marshmallows
2/3 c. light corn syrup
1/4 c. butter or margarine
2 t. vanilla
1 bag (10 oz.) peanut butter chips
2 c. crisp rice cereal
2 c. salted peanuts

Heat oven to 350º. Spray bottom of 13x9" pan with cooking spray.

In a large bowl, stir cookie mix, oil, wter and egg until soft dough forms. Press dough in pan using floured fingers.

Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until set. Immediately sprinkle marshmallows over crust and then bake 1 to 2 minutes longer or until marshmallows begin to puff.

In a 4-quart saucepan, cook corn syrup, butter, vanilla and chips over low heat, stirring constantly until chips are melted. Remove from heat; stir in cereal and peanuts. Immediately spoon cereal mixture evenly over marshmallows. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until firm. Cut into 9 rows by 4 rows.




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