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Peanut Butter Caramel Candy

Similar to a peanut butter bar, but made with Pillsbury sugar cookie dough. I would consider this a pumped up Peanut Butter bar. I cut them in small squares since they are pretty sweet. They were perfect over Christmas for family.

Peanut Butter Caramel Candy

Peanut Butter Caramel candy1 package Pillsbury ready to bake refrigerator sugar cookies, 1/2 c butter, 1 can condensed milk, 1 C light brown sugar, 1 C sugar, 1 3/4 graham cracker crumbs, 1 bag of milk chocolate chips, 1/2 C creamy peanut butter and 1/2 C finely chopped dry roasted peanuts.

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 13×9″ pan with parchment paper and lighlty spray or butter it. (You will be happy you did). Evenly arrange cookie round in the pan.

Bake 25 minutes until light brown. Cool 15 minutes.

In a large saucepan, melt butter over med. heat. Stir in condensed milk, brown sugar and sugar until blended. Add graham cracker crumbs. Mix well (will be thick). Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low and cook another 5 minutes, stirring constantly until thickened. Pour caramel mixture over warm cookie crust and spread evenly.

In a microwaveable bowl, microwave chocolate chips for about 90 seconds, stirring until smooth. Stir in peanut butter until blended. Spread evenly over caramel layer. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts. Refrigerate one hour until chocolate is set. Cut bars in rows and store in the refrigerator.

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