Salted Peanut Bars

Argo Corn Starch
Salted Peanut Bars RecipeRecipe
2 dozen bars

Ingredients

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Crust:
1 1/3 cups flour
2/3 cups brown sugar
2 tablespoons Argo® Corn Starch
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon Argo® Baking Powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup butter or margarine
2 egg yolks
1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
3 cups mini marshmallows
Topping:
2/3 cup Karo® Light Corn Syrup
2/3 cup butter or margarine
1 package (10 ounces) peanut butter chips
2 teaspoons Spice Islands Pure Vanilla Extract
2 cups crisp rice cereal
2 cups salted peanuts

Preparation

For Crust: MIX flour, brown sugar, corn starch, salt, baking powder and baking soda in a large bowl. Cut in butter using a pastry blender OR two knives. Add egg yolks and vanilla. Mixture will be crumbly. Press into an ungreased 13- x 9-inch pan.

BAKE in a preheated 350°F oven for 12 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle with marshmallows; return to oven for 3 to 5 minutes, until marshmallows are puffy.

COOL completely.

For Topping: HEAT corn syrup, butter and peanut butter chips in a saucepan over low heat until smooth. Remove from heat. Add vanilla, cereal and peanuts.

SPREAD over baked crust; chill 1 hour or until firm.

Created date

August 2008