Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Salted Peanut Chews

  • 1 (18.25-oz) pkg. Pillsbury Moist Supreme Yellow Cake Mix
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cups miniature marshmallows


  • 2/3 cup corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 (10-oz) pkg. peanut butter chips
  • 2 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 2 cups salted peanuts

  1. Heat oven to 350. In large bowl, combine cake mix, 1/3 cup butter and egg; beat at low speed until crumbly. Press in bottom of ungreased 9x13 cake pan.
  2. Bake at 350 for 12-18 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from oven and immediately sprinkle with marshmallows. Return to oven; bake an additional 1-2 minutes or until marshmallows just begin to puff. Cool while preparing topping.
  3. In large saucepan, combine all topping ingredients except cereal and peanuts. Heat just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in cereal and peanuts. Immediately spoon warm topping over marshmallows; spread to cover. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm. Cut into bars.

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