Famous Peanut Caramel Candy Bars Recipe
- 1/4 cup light corn syrup
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 1/8 cup peanut butter
- 1 pinch salt
- 3 cups confectioners' sugar
- 35 individually wrapped caramels, unwrapped
- 1 cup dry-roasted peanuts
- 2 cups milk chocolate chips
step 1: In a mixer, beat corn syrup, butter, vanilla, peanut butter and salt until smooth. Beat in confectioners' sugar a little at a time until fully incorporated and mixture forms a thick dough. Press into a 9x9 inch pan. Chill in refrigerator.
step 2: In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt caramels. Stir in peanuts. Pour over chilled layer and return to refrigerator until firm, 15 to 30 minutes.
step 3: In a small saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips. Cut chilled mixture into bars and dip in melted chocolate with a fork. Let cool on waxed paper at room temperature, or for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.