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These Fast & Easy Copycat Payday Candy Bars taste just like the original. You're going to love them! - www.kudoskitchenbyrenee.com
Fast and Easy Copycat Payday Candy Bars Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 
These Fast & Easy Copycat Payday Candy Bars taste just like the original. You're going to love them!
Course: Candy, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: copycat Payday Candy Bars, homemade peanut candy
Servings: 24 -30 bars
Calories: 101 kcal
Renee - Kudos Kitchen: Renée
Ingredients
  • 2 large jars (16 ounces) Dry roasted peanuts
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 1 bag peanut butter chips
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • pinch salt
Instructions
  1. Spray a 13" x 9" baking dish with baking spray.
  2. Add one jar of the dry roasted peanuts in an even layer in the bottom of the sprayed dish. Set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.
  4. Add the marshmallows, sweetened condensed milk, and peanut butter chips to the saucepan and stir well.

  5. Continue cooking over the medium heat, stirring frequently, until the mixture is thoroughly blended and the marshmallows and peanut butter chips have melted.
  6. Remove from the heat and add the salt and vanilla extract. Stir well.
  7. Gently pour the marshmallow mix evenly over the peanut layer in the prepared pan, using a spatula to even out the marshmallow mixture if needed.
  8. Sprinkle the remaining dry roasted peanuts over the marshmallow mixture, pressing them lightly into the filling.
  9. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours.
  10. Cut into bars, serve and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

tools and equipment:

medium saucepan, spatula or wooden spoon, measuring spoons, measuring cups, 9" x 13" baking dish, baking spray

Nutrition Facts
Fast and Easy Copycat Payday Candy Bars Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 101 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 58mg3%
Potassium 61mg2%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 160IU3%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 48mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.