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Salty Caramel Peanut Brittle Bars

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 48
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Prize-Winning Recipe Fall 2010! Sea salt. Peanuts. Chocolate chips. Yummy bars that are reminiscent of peanut brittle.

Ingredients

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
3/4
cup cold unsalted or salted butter, cut into pieces
2
cups salted cocktail peanuts
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
1
jar (12.25 oz) caramel topping
1/2
teaspoon coarse sea salt

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 15x10-inch pan with sides with cooking spray. Reserve 3 tablespoons cookie mix.
  • 2 Place remaining cookie mix in large bowl. Stir in brown sugar. Using pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Press mixture in bottom of pan. Bake 18 minutes.
  • 3 Immediately sprinkle cookie crust with peanuts and chocolate chips. In small microwavable bowl, microwave caramel topping on High about 30 seconds or until of drizzling consistency. Add reserved cookie mix; blend well. Drizzle evenly over peanuts and chocolate chips. Sprinkle evenly with salt.
  • 4 Bake an additional 12 to 14 minutes or until caramel is bubbly. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Refrigerate 15 minutes to set chocolate. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows. Store covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

The secret to cutting bars easily is to line the pan with foil. Just lift out the baked bars and cut. Spray the foil for best results.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
130mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
11g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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