Candy and Peanut Chews Recipe
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Candy and Peanut Chews

Crust Ingredients:
1/2 cup LAND O LAKESŪ Margarine, softened
1 (18.25-ounce) package pudding in the mix yellow cake mix
1 egg
3 cups miniature marshmallows

Topping Ingredients:
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups crisp rice cereal
2 cups salted peanuts
1 cup candy corn

Heat oven to 350°F. Combine margarine and cake mix in large bowl. Beat on low speed until well mixed. Add egg; continue beating until well mixed.

Press on bottom of ungreased 15x10x1-inch jelly-roll pan. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until set and edges are lightly browned. Remove from oven. Immediately sprinkle marshmallows over hot, partially baked crust. Continue baking for 1 to 2 minutes or until marshmallows puff.

Meanwhile, combine corn syrup, sugar and brown sugar in large saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring until mixture comes to a boil (2 to 4 minutes). Remove from heat; stir in peanut butter and vanilla until smooth. Stir in cereal, peanuts and candy corn. Immediately spoon over marshmallows; spread to cover. Cool completely. Cut into bars.

Yield: 48 bars

 





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