No Cook Candy

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Steve_G

Too easy to be this yummy. Try substituting almond and cashew butter.....

Top Review by foodtvfan

Delicious peanut butter candy. I did not have crunchy peanut butter so I added some finely chopped peanuts to smooth peanut butter. Since I buy my baking ingredients at the bulk food store, I converted one pound of powdered sugar to about 3-1/2 to 4 cups. The 1/2 lb. butter equals 1 cup or 2 sticks butter. Also used regular icing sugar but you could make your own powdered sugar using this formula: For the powdered sugar: 1 cup granulated sugar + 1 Tablespoon cornstarch = 1 cup powdered sugar; whiz until very fine in a blender. (Powdered sugar is granulated sugar that has been crushed into a fine powder with about 3% cornstarch added to prevent clumping.) Made this candy for a gift; purchased tiny candy cups at the Dollar Store, placed piece of candy in each cup, placed candy on a paper-doily-lined pretty plate from second hand store (or use a paper plate), wrapped the plate in clear plastic wrap and added a pretty ribbon bow on top. Recipient was delighted. You could also buy a pretty box at the Dollar Store, line it with a paper doily, layer candy with wax paper between layers. Add a bow to match colors on the box. Will definitely make again for holidays and special occasions throughout the year.

Directions

  1. Mix sugar, peanut butter and melted butter.
  2. Add vanilla.
  3. Press into a 8x8 foil lined greased pan.
  4. Chill and cut into squares.

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