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Butterscotch Peanut Bars

Butterscotch Peanut Bars

This quick gluten-free butterscotch peanut bar tastes like a popular candy bar.

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15 min
Prep Time
1 hr 15 min
Total Time



1/2 cup butterscotch-flavored baking chips

1/2 cup peanut butter

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1/2 cup salted Spanish peanuts or salted peanuts

1 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows


1/4 cup milk chocolate chips

2 teaspoons shortening

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt butterscotch chips, peanut butter and butter over low heat in 3-quart saucepan, stirring constantly, 3-5 minutes or until smooth. Cool 5 minutes.

  2. STEP 2

    Stir in peanuts. Stir in marshmallows. Pour into buttered 8-inch square pan. Cover; refrigerate 30 minutes or until set.

  3. STEP 3

    Melt milk chocolate chips and shortening in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted. Drizzle over bars. Cover; refrigerate until chocolate is set .

  4. STEP 4

    Cut into bars. Store covered in refrigerator.

Tip #1

- For gluten-free bars, use gluten-free baking chips.

Tip #2

This recipe was developed using alternative flours and products labeled as “gluten-free.” The best source for additional information is the ingredient listing on product packaging. Learn about gluten-free baking.

Nutrition (1 bar)

100 Calories
8 Fat (g)
5 Cholesterol (mg)
60 Sodium (mg)
7 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
2 Protein (g)
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