Peanut Brittle Bars

Peanut Brittle Bars
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These bars are reminiscent of an old-fashioned candy.
30 min
Prep Time
1:15
Total Time
48 bars

Ingredients

Bar

1 cup
sugar
1 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 teaspoon
vanilla
2 cups
all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1 cup
salted peanuts or chopped salted cashews
1 cup
real semi-sweet chocolate chips

Glaze

1/2 cup
powdered sugar
1 tablespoon
creamy peanut butter
1 to 2 tablespoons
hot water

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Combine sugar, butter and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed. (Mixture will form clumps.) Stir in peanuts and chocolate chips by hand.
  3. Press dough onto bottom of ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake 15-25 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool completely.
  4. Stir together powdered sugar and peanut butter in medium bowl. Gradually add enough hot water for desired glazing consistency. Drizzle over cooled bars. Cut into bars or break into irregular pieces..
  5. Variation:
  6. Almond Bark: Omit peanuts and chocolate chips. Omit peanut butter in glaze.Prepare bars using 1 cup sliced almonds and 1 cup milk chocolate chips. Prepare glaze using 2 tablespoons softened Land O Lakes® Butter and 1/2 teaspoon almond extract.

Recipe Tips

Decrease oven temperature to 350°F for nonstick baking pan. Bake 23-28 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (1 bar)

Calories
110
Cholesterol
10mg
Carbohydrates
12g
Protein
2g
Fat
7g
Sodium
80mg
Dietary Fiber
<1g

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My grandparents use to make your recipe for peanut brittle!

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