These Peanut Chews are soft and crunchy, salty and sweet. They are the perfect treat!
This recipe is pretty rich, so I cut them into small bars. Once cut, you can put them them in the foil cupcake liners – if you place them in paper liners, the liners will become greasy.
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- 1 boxed yellow cake mix
- 1/3 cup margarine softened
- 1 egg
- 3 cups mini marshmallows
- 2/3 cup light corn syrup
- 1, 10 oz bag peanut butter chips
- 1/4 cup margarine
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 2 cups crispy rice cereal
- 2 cups salted peanuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl combine cake mix, butter, egg, and beat low until crumbly.
Press in bottom of greased 13x9 pan.
Bake 350 for 12-18 minutes until golden brown.
Remove, add marshmallows on top, return to oven 1-2 minutes until puffy.
Cool while preparing topping.
In a large saucepan, combine all topping ingredients except cereal and peanuts.
Heat until smooth stirring constantly.
Remove from heat, stir in cereal and peanuts, immediately spoon over marshmallows.
Spread to cover.
Refrigerate for one hour or let cool room temperature until firm and cut into bars.
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