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Butterscotch Peanut Bars

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Ingredients
For bars
  Butterscotch flavored chips 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Peanut butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Land O Lakes Brand)
  Salted spanish peanuts/Cocktail peanuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Miniature marshmallows 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
For glaze
  Milk chocolate chips 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Real Variety)
  Shortening 2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Heat the oven to 400°.

MAKING
2) In a 3-quart saucepan, gently melt butterscotch chips, peanut butter and butter, stirring constantly, till smooth.
3) Cool for 5 minutes.
4) Stir in the peanuts and then the marshmallows.
5) Pour into a 8-inch greased square pan.
6) Cover and chill till set.
7) In a 1-quart saucepan, gently melt the milk chocolate chips and shortening, stirring often, till smooth.
8) Drizzle over the bars and cover and refrigerate till the chocolate sets.
9) Cut into bars and refrigerate.

SERVING
10) Serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Peanut
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2479 Calories from Fat 1496

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 175 g269.9%

Saturated Fat 56.4 g281.9%

Trans Fat 1.3 g

Cholesterol 121.6 mg40.5%

Sodium 1458.6 mg60.8%

Total Carbohydrates 204 g68%

Dietary Fiber 14.5 g58%

Sugars 78.2 g

Protein 56 g112.3%

Vitamin A 29.3% Vitamin C 0.33%

Calcium 19.2% Iron 25.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Butterscotch Peanut Bars Recipe