Candy Corn Peanut Bars

Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

These are sweet, salty, chewy and crunchy all at the same time. They disapear fast. Hope you enjoy them!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350*.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix (dry) and margarine, mix well.
  3. Stir in egg.
  4. Press into bottom of 15x10x1 inches baking pan.
  5. Bake at 350 for 10-14 minute or until set and light brown in color.
  6. Remove from oven and immediately cover with marshmallows.
  7. Return to oven for 1-4 minutes, or until marshmallows begin to puff.
  8. Remove from oven and cool while preparing topping.
  9. In saucepan, combine syrup and sugars, cook and stir constantly until it comes to a boil.
  10. Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter and vanilla.
  11. Add cereal, peanuts and candy corn and pour over marshmallows.
  12. Spread to cover.
  13. Chill until firm.

Reviews

(3)
Most Helpful

I wanted a recipe where I could use up some candy corn, so I tried this recipe. My mother-in-law has been making the same bars for years, only without the candy corn, and they have always been tasty. Salty and sweet, a great combination.

potenberg February 10, 2007

These didn't last long! I made them yesterday, took them to work today; and they're already gone! Crunchy, sweet and chewy all at the same time. Good flavor, easy to make. The only problem I had was when it said to "pour" the mixture over the marshmallows. I followed the directions exactly, but there was absolutely NO way to pour it over the marshmallows. It was WAY too sticky. I ended up putting it on top in small sections and using a buttered spatula to spread it (in some cases, press it) over the top. Next time, I may leave it on the heat while I mix in the final ingredients to see if it will "pour" easier. Otherwise, it is definitely worth making again.

PhylPhyl September 28, 2004

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