Peanut Butter Caramel Chews
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Peanut Butter Caramel Chews

Peanut butter adds a flavor twist to traditional caramels. Look for waxed paper candy or taffy wrappers at your favorite craft store.

36
candies
30 min
PREP TIME
40 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1 (14-ounce) package caramels, unwrapped

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1/4 cup powdered sugar

1/4 cup coarsely chopped peanuts

1/4 cup peanut butter

36 (5-inch square) pieces waxed paper or taffy wrappers

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Line 9-inch square baking pan with aluminum foil, extending foil over edges; butter foil. Set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine caramels and butter in 4-quart saucepan; cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, 8-10 minutes or until caramels are melted and smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in all remaining ingredients; mix well.

  3. STEP 3

    Pour into prepared pan. Let stand 5-8 minutes or until cool enough to handle.

  4. STEP 4

    Turn mixture out onto cutting surface; cut into 36 squares. Roll each square into ball; wrap in waxed paper, twisting paper ends.

  5. STEP 5

    Store in refrigerator in container with tight-fitting lid up to 2 weeks.

Tip #1

- Work quickly when wrapping candies so mixture won’t harden.

Tip #2

- Lightly spray knife with no-stick cooking spray before cutting candies to prevent sticking.

Nutrition

80Calories
5Fat (mg)
10Cholesterol (mg)
60Sodium (mg)
10Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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