Peanut Brittle Bars

Make a sweet cookie crust and top it with a quick version of a favorite peanut candy treat.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 48

Ingredients

Crust

2
cups all-purpose flour
1
cup packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
cup butter or margarine

Topping

2
cups salted peanuts
1
cup milk chocolate chips
1
jar (12.5 oz) caramel topping
3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 15x10x1-inch pan with shortening. In large bowl, mix all base ingredients except butter. With pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until crumbly. Press mixture evenly in bottom of pan. Bake 8 to 14 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2 Remove partially baked base from oven. Sprinkle peanuts and chocolate chips over warm base. In small bowl, mix caramel topping and 3 tablespoons flour until well blended. Drizzle evenly over chocolate chips and peanuts.
  • 3 Return to oven; bake 12 to 18 minutes longer or until topping is set and golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Cut into bars.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    150
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    120mg
    120%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    17g
    17%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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