For gift-giving, slice this peanut-coated candy, and fashion each piece with decorative plastic wrap.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
chill:
4 hrs
total:
4 hrs 20 mins
Yield:
30 slices (about 1-1/2 pounds)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In heavy, medium saucepan combine sugar, evaporated milk, and salt. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook and stir for 5 minutes.

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  • Remove saucepan from heat. Add marshmallows, chocolate pieces, butterscotch pieces, the 1/2 cup chopped peanuts, and vanilla. Stir until marshmallows melt. Chill, if necessary, until firm enough to handle.

  • Shape mixture into a 15x2-inch log. Roll in finely chopped peanuts. Chill in refrigerator at least 4 hours; cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Store tightly covered in the refrigerator. Makes 30 slices (about 1-1/2 pounds).

Tips

Prepare candy log as above. Tightly cover and store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. Slice as above.

Nutrition Facts

115 calories; fat 5g; cholesterol 2mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 18g; protein 2g; sodium 56mg.
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