Sweet ’n Salty Peanut Bars

Sweet ’n Salty Peanut Bars

Betty Crocker® Gluten Free chocolate chip cookie mix marries gooey caramel and crunchy peanuts in this delicious bar – a sweet and salty dessert treat.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

2:10

Hrs:Mins

Makes

24

servings

1
box Betty Crocker® Gluten Free chocolate chip cookie mix
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
teaspoon gluten-free vanilla
1
egg, beaten
24
caramels, unwrapped
2
tablespoons butter
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1
can (12 oz) salted cocktail peanuts, chopped
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray (without flour).
  2. In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, 1/2 cup butter, the vanilla and egg until soft dough forms. Press in pan. Bake 15 minutes or until set.
  3. Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, heat caramels, 2 tablespoons butter and the condensed milk over medium-low heat 5 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until caramels are melted. Remove from heat. Carefully pour filling over partially baked crust; spread evenly. Sprinkle with peanuts. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until filling is bubbly. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 1 hour. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
Makes 24 servings (1 bar)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
In place of peanuts, use a 12-oz can of mixed nuts.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 340
    • (Calories from Fat 150),
  • Total Fat 16g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 220mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 42g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 28g),
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.