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Candy Corn Peanut Bars

posted by Julie Evink on October 20, 2017

Candy Corn Peanut Bars ~ Loaded with marshmallows, candy corn and peanuts the perfect combo of sweet and salty!

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Candy Corn Peanut Bars ~ Loaded with marshmallows, candy corn and peanuts the perfect combo of sweet and salty!

Who else has been sneaking the Halloween candy already? I definitely am raising my hand to this!

My coworker has a candy jar in her office and fills it with seasonal candy. Around Halloween she fills it with a mix of Candy Corn and peanuts. This is by far my fave mix she puts in there. So one day as I was gobbling down my treat it came to me that I should really make bars with this mixture of course. I mean it’s the perfect sweet and salty mixture that I so frequently crave. Who’s with me on this one?

My other coworker had given me this base recipe for the Peanut Mallow Bars and light bulb moment happened when I decided to stick some Candy Corn in them! Pure Bliss happened.

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Candy Corn and Peanuts combined into the perfect sweet and salty bar!

It’s almost as good as my favorite Homemade Salted Nut Roll Bars.  I just can not say no to that sweet and salty combo. If you ever get on my bad side just give me a few of these bars and I’m sure to forget whatever I was made about!

Maybe you should tell my husband that?

I might have wanted to stick my fork in the pan, sit down on the couch, watch some terrible TV and eat the whole dang pan, so they ended up at work with me. I had to share with my coworkers that inspired me of course!

And then they ate the last bar in the pan….and I didn’t get it…

I might not ever forgive them.

Nah just kidding! I just have to make another pan of these bars obviously!

Grab these Ingredients to Make Candy Corn Peanut Bars!

  • Peanuts
  • Candy corn
  • Peanut butter chips
  • Butter
  • Sweet condensed milk
  • Mini marshmallows

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Candy Corn Peanut Mallow Bars

Prep Time 20 minutes Serves 20     adjust servings

 Candy Corn Peanut Bars ~ Loaded with marshmallows, candy corn and peanuts the perfect combo of sweet and salty!

Ingredients

  • 2 c. peanuts, divided
  • 1 1/2 c. candy corn, divided
  • 1 bag peanut butter chips
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 1 (14 oz) can sweet condensed milk
  • 1 (10 oz) bag mini marshmallows

Instructions

  1. Mix 1 c. peanut and 1/2 c. candy corn in small bowl. Spread on the bottom of a 9x13 in. pan.
  2. In a small saucepan melt peanut butter chips and butter over medium heat. Stir frequently. After it is melted add sweet condensed milk. Stir until combined.
  3. Put marshmallows in large bowl. Add melted peanut butt mixture and mix until marshmallows are coated. Spread over the top of the peanuts and candy corn in pan.
  4. Sprinkle the rest of the peanuts and candy corn over marshmallow mixture. Press into marshmallows. Refrigerate for easier cutting.

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Recipe Notes

 

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Bar
Amount Per ServingAs Served
Calories 262kcal Calories from fat 144
% Daily Value
Total Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Transfat 0g
Cholesterol 25mg8%
Sodium 42mg2%
Carbohydrate 27g9%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 20g
Protein 6g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories2000
Total FatLess than65g
Sat FatLess than25g
CholesterolLess than300mg
SodiumLess than2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate300g
Dietary Fiber25g

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    Comments

  • Cheryl Newton


    At the Target nearest me, they have bags of Brach’s candy corn with peanuts already mixed in. Your co-worker must be on to something!

    • Julie Evink


      Really?! I need to look for those!

  • Jen Nikolaus


    Those bars look to die for! I am all about the Halloween candy. Can’t wait to give these a try, Julie!

  • Aimee @ See Aimee Cook


    Perfect for Halloween! I love all things sweet and salty 🙂

  • Heather @ Sugar Dish Me


    These look amazing!!! I love the candy corn peanut mix idea!!! I’m not sure I’d be as forgiving about that last bar as you though!

    • Julie Evink


      Haha I wasn’t that forgiving at first! Time heals all wounds though right?! 🙂

  • Consuelo @ Honey & Figs


    These look so cute, what a delicious treat! We don’t celebrate halloween around here, which is a pity, but I’m totally making these. They look too good to miss! 😉

  • Hayley @ The Domestic Rebel


    Um, YES please! I love candy corn + peanuts.. it’s the best combination, hands-down! Reminds me of a butterfinger 😉 and gosh, I want your coworker in my department! Mine only bring weird stuff like granola bars and fruit 🙁

    • Julie Evink


      I’ll see if I can loan her out for you!

  • Stephanie @ Macaroni and Cheesecake


    This sounds like the perfect way to use candy corn!! These look incredible!

  • Kendra


    Look soap yummy. Getting ready to make them now. Do you store these in the fridge?

    • Julie Evink


      I did because they were easier to cut!

  • Meghan @ The Tasty Fork


    Candy corn and peanuts??!! That sounds like a heavenly inspiration. Your boss is pretty smart 🙂
    These bars are to die for! Just pinned — I need to start using up my candy corn!!

  • Julie @ This Gal Cooks


    What a great little treat! I love the combination of sweet and salty. Pinning and sharing on social media. Thanks for sharing at Marvelous Mondays, Julie!

    • Julie Evink


      Thanks so much for sharing Julie!

  • Jocelyn


    I want these stat!! I puffy heart love candy corn! Yum!

  • Elizabeth @ Confessions of a Baking Queen


    SCM & Marshamllows- I am all over these bars!!

  • Jacqui


    A few tips…I used a 9×13 pan lined with parchment paper that I lightly sprayed with butter flavored Pam. I cut the parchment paper so that it hung over the sides of the pan. I chilled the bars overnight in the refrigerator. When I was ready to cut these PIECES OF HEAVEN, I lifted them out of the pan, peeled away the parchment paper and sliced them with a very sharp knife into bite size pieces. These are sticky and gooey, so I put them in cupcake liners to serve. DELISH!!! Thanks for sharing.

  • mrsblocko


    I made these bars and wrote about them here. This recipe has rocked my little world. Thank you so much for sharing it!

  • Melissa Howell


    I LOVE candy corn! I would never have thought to do this with it!

  • Danielle Green


    You put the best little mix into a bar! Ingenious! Love it.

  • Malinda


    Why haven’t I thought of this before?!?!? I have got to make these and then I’ll have to hide them from myself or I will eat the whole pan!

    • Julie Evink


      They should come with a warning label!

  • Valentina @Valentina's Corner


    These are so stinking cute! My kids will love these.

    • Julie Evink


      Can’t beat that sweet & salty combo!

  • Melissa Howell


    Oh wow. I LOVE candy corn, and this is the perfect way to use it!

    • Julie Evink


      I love that sweet and salty combo!

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