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Salted Peanut Squares

Salted Peanut Squares

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  • Yield: about 4 pounds of candy
  • Start to Finish 20 mins

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Pair Chocolate-Caramel Pecan Clusters with quick and easy Salted Peanut Squares for the nut lovers on your holiday list.


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 4 cups dry-roasted or honey-roasted peanuts
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 10 1/2 - ounce package tiny marshmallows
  • 1 12 - ounce package peanut butter-flavored pieces (2 cups)
  • 1 14 - ounce can sweetened condensed milk (1-1/4 cups)
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter


  1. Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with heavy foil. Spray foil with nonstick cooking spray. Cover evenly with half of the peanuts. Set aside.
  2. In a 3-quart saucepan, melt butter with marshmallows over low heat. Add peanut butter-flavored pieces, sweetened condensed milk, and peanut butter. Stir until smooth. Quickly pour over peanut layer. Sprinkle remaining peanuts on top.
  3. Cool or chill in the refrigerator, if necessary; cut into squares. Store candy in refrigerator. Makes about 4 pounds candy.

Nutrition Facts

(Salted Peanut Squares)

iron (mg) 0, pro. (g) 3, calcium (mg) 20, cal. (kcal) 93, vit. A (RE) 10, fiber (g) 0, Fat, total (g) 6, carb. (g) 8, sat. fat (g) 2, chol. (mg) 4, sodium (mg) 82, vit. C (mg) 0

Comments (1)

johns_carolt wrote:
LOVE this candy. Took it to a party last night and quite a few people asked for the recipe. It is a keeper!

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