Salted Peanut Chews

Easy Pillsbury® cookie dough makes a luscious crust that holds a nutty, chewy filling.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 36

Ingredients

1
roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
3
cups miniature marshmallows
2/3
cup corn syrup
1/4
cup butter or margarine
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
bag (10 oz) peanut butter chips
2
cups crisp rice cereal
2
cups salted peanuts
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, break up cookie dough. With floured fingers, press dough evenly in bottom of pan to form crust. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately sprinkle marshmallows evenly over crust.
  • 2 Bake 1 to 2 minutes longer or until marshmallows just begin to puff. Cool while making topping.
  • 3 In 4-quart saucepan, heat corn syrup, butter, vanilla and peanut butter chips over medium heat, stirring constantly, just until melted and smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in cereal and peanuts. Immediately spoon warm topping over marshmallows; spread to cover. Refrigerate until firm, about 45 minutes. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    200
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    100mg
    100%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    22g
    22%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    13g
    13%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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