Caramel Apple Bars

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Total Time
15mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
0 mins

$400.00 prize winner. This came from Better Homes & Gardens. I have not tried this recipe, but I'm posting it for safe keeping.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 34 cup caramel flavored ice cream topping
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 3 cups apples, cinnamon cherrios
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped dried apple
  • 12 cup salted peanuts, coarsely chopped

Directions

  1. Line an 8x8x2"-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil up over edges of pan. Butter the foil. In a large saucepan combine 3/4 cup of the peanut butter, 1/2 cup of the ice cream topping, and the brown sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat just until mixture starts to bubble. Remove from heat. Add cereal and apples; stir gently to coat. Transfer to prepared pan; press firmly into pan.
  2. In a small bowl stir together remaining 1/4 cup peanut butter and 1/4 cup ice cream topping. Spread evenly over bars and sprinkle with peanuts, pressing lightly. Let bars stand 1 hour to set. Use foil to lift from pan. Cut into bars.