Salted Caramel Peanut Squares

Salted Caramel Peanut Squares

After you make these - lock the pan away so you don't eat them all in one sitting... they are that good.


1 cup (250 mL) pretzel crumbs
½ cup (125 mL) granulated sugar
½ cup (125 mL) butter, melted
½ cup (125 mL) roasted salted peanuts
1 cup (250 mL) packed brown sugar
1 cup (250 mL) butter
¾ cup (175 mL) corn syrup
¼ cup (60 mL) granulated sugar
¼ cup (60 mL) whipping cream, (35%)
2 tsp (10 mL) pure vanilla extract
1 cup (250 mL) roasted salted peanuts


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Serves: 12


Pre-heat oven to 350ºF (180ºC)
In bowl, combine pretzel crumbs with sugar; mix in butter until combined.
Press into parchment paper--lined 8"x8" (2 L) cake pan.
Bake until just beginning to brown, 10 to 12 minutes.
Sprinkle with peanuts. Let cool on rack.

Meanwhile, in saucepan, bring brown sugar, butter, corn syrup, sugar and cream to boil over high heat; boil, stirring constantly, until candy thermometer registers 245°F (118°C), about 10 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Stir in vanilla.
Pour caramel over crust.
Sprinkle with peanuts. Let cool for 20 minutes.
Refrigerate about 2 hours.
Cut into squares.

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