Melt butter in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Stir in all remaining ingredients except chocolate chips. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until mixture is golden brown in color (8 to 12 minutes).
Pour mixture into 15x10x1-inch jelly-roll pan. Sprinkle chocolate chips over candy; spread evenly. Cool completely; break into pieces. Store in container with tight-fitting lid.
- Substitute gluten-free baking chips when making this recipe gluten-free.
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