Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Wicked Easy Peanut Brittle Bars

These are wicked easy and wicked good!


I found the recipe in Better Homes Bars & Brownies Magazine.

Peanut Brittle Bars
2 C flour
1/2 C brown sugar
2/3 C butter
2 C cocktail peanuts
1 C milk chocolate chips
1 12oz jar caramel ice cream topping
3 TBLS flour

Preheat oven to 350F.
Line a 15x10x1 inch pan with foil or parchment paper.
If you use foil, spray with cooking spray.

In a medium bowl, combine flour and brown sugar; using a pastry blender, cut in butter. Mixture will be crumbly.

Press evenly into prepared pan and bake 12 minutes or until golden.

Sprinkle peanuts and chocolate chips over crust. In a small bowl mix caramel topping and 3 TBLS flour. Drizzle evenly over peanuts and chocolate chips.

Bake 12 to 15 more minutes or until caramel is bubbly.

Cool in pan on rack. Cut into squares.


This really couldn't have been any easier.

I was out of parchment paper, so I used foil sprayed with cooking spray.

Mix together flour and brown sugar.


Cut in butter.

It will be crumbly.

Pour it onto the prepared baking sheet and press evenly.


Bake 12 minutes or until golden.

Sprinkle crust evenly with peanuts & milk chocolate chips.



Mix 3 TBLS flour with caramel topping.


Drizzle evenly with caramel topping.

Bake 12 - 15 minutes until caramel is bubbly.

Grab one fast, because they disappear quickly!



Dajana said...

Yummy! Are they all gone?

Joelen said...

Mmmm - those look awesome!

Claudia said...

These do look mouth-watering! I love the ease. Will need to try it - bet they ould be great gifts.

Sandie said...

Peanut Brittle Bars sound delightful. Isn't it fun to find easy dessert recipes such as this? It would definitely hit the spot when I'm craving something salty & sweet.

Debbie said...

Please send some over here...

Cheryl said...

Memories, wow I have not had Peanut Brittle for 20 years, yours looks delish!

Donna-FFW said...

HMMM.. Great minds think alike, I bought the same magazine.. Love it. These look decadent, rich, fattening, and sinful. My way of eating.

noble pig said...

Wow, that sounds pretty deliicous! I love it, especially the crunch.

Bob said...

Nice. Those look unreal, I love me some peanut brittle. Making it into bars can only make it better.

Natashya said...

Yum! I love peanut brittle.

JennDZ - The Leftover Queen said...

Love your new blog header and design! The place looks great! :)

Oh and those bars? DROOL.

girlichef said...

Holy Shite! This looks this mag...want it!

Dragon said...

Oh wow, these look amazing!

Culinary Alchemist said...

WOW! Yum!!! Spryte, you seriously have to stop making all these delicious goodies that remind me of my childhood or I am going to start gaining some serious weight!!!! LOL

Tangled Noodle said...

These would satisfy a sweet tooth just by looking at it! Bet it tastes even better. 8-)

Danielle said... did I miss this one??? YUM!

Jude said...

Oh noes this is dangerous. "peanut brittle" and "easy" should never be in the same sentence.