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No-Bake Peanut Caramel Crunch Bars

Using Cocoa PEBBLES™ cereal and other baking ingredient staples, you can experience the chocolately, caramely crunch of these no-bake bars.

Recipe by Mom on Time Out at https://www.momontimeout.com

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Serves 36
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30 mins
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30 mins
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No-Bake Peanut Caramel Crunch Bars

Serves: 36
Prep Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 30 mins

Ingredients 

Crunchy Chocolate Top and Bottom Layer:

Nougat Layer:

  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup evaporated milk
  • 7-ounce container marshmallow creme
  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 ½ cups roasted, lightly salted peanuts coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Caramel Layer:

  • 1 11-ounce bag caramel bits
  • ¼ cup evaporated milk

Directions

Crunchy Chocolate Bottom Layer:

  • Spray a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray and line with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Combine half of the chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, and peanut butter in a large microwave safe container.
  • Microwave on high heat in 30 second intervals, stirring in between, until the chips are fully melted and the mixture in smooth.
  • Stir in Cocoa PEBBLES™ until fully coated. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish.
  • Refrigerate until firm, about 15 minutes.

Nougat Layer:

  • In a small saucepan, combine butter, sugar, and evaporated milk over medium heat, stirring until butter is completely melted and the sugar is dissolved.
  • Bring mixture to a boil and cook for an additional 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Stir in marshmallow creme until completely combined. Stir in peanut butter and vanilla extract until combined. Fold in peanuts.
  • Pour the nougat layer over the chilled chocolate bottom layer. Refrigerate until firm, about 15 minutes.

Caramel Layer:

  • Combine unwrapped caramels and evaporated milk in a microwave-safe container and heat on high for 1 minute. Stir and heat on high in 30 second intervals until caramel is completely melted.
  • Spread caramel over the top of the chilled nougat layer.

Crunchy Chocolate Top Layer:

  • Repeat the bottom layer. Combine remaining half of the chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, and peanut butter in a large microwave safe container.
  • Microwave on high heat in 30 second intervals, stirring in between, until the chips are fully melted and the mixture in smooth.
  • Stir in Cocoa PEBBLES™ until fully coated. Pour mixture on top of the chilled caramel layer.
  • Refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes.
  • Bars should be refrigerated until ready to eat. Cut and serve.

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