Peanutty Caramel Bars
|Title:||Peanutty Caramel Bars|
1 package caramels
1/4 cup water
3/4 cup peanut butter, divided
4 cups Cheerios
1 cup salted peanuts
1 cup semisweet or milk chocolate chips
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
In a large microwave-safe bowl, heat caramels, water and 1/2 cup peanut butter on HIGH for 1 minute; stir. Microwave 1 to 2 minutes longer or until melted. Add cereal and peanuts; stir until coated. Spread into a greased 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan; set aside.
In another microwave-safe bowl, heat chips, butter and remaining peanut butter on HIGH for 30 to 60 seconds or until melted. Spread over cereal mixture. Refrigerate before cutting.
Makes 3 dozen.