Salted Peanut Chews Recipe

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Nils Borrmann Modified: May 23, 2022
Salted Peanut Chews Recipe

How To Make Salted Peanut Chews

These salty and sweet peanut chews are every peanut lover’s dream! It’s made with peanut butter cookie base, rice krispies, and caramel for a sweet treat.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 40 minutes



For Cookie Crust:

  • ¼cuppeanut butter
  • cupunsalted butter,softened
  • cupwhite sugar
  • ¼cupbrown sugar,packed
  • 1large egg
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 1cupflour
  • 1tspbaking powder
  • ¼tspsalt

For Peanut Caramel Topping:

  • cuplight corn syrup
  • ¼cupunsalted butter
  • 2tspvanilla extract
  • 10ozpeanut butter chips,(1 bag)
  • 2cupsrice krispies cereal
  • 2cupssalted peanuts
  • 10ozminiature marshmallows


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, then spray a 9×13-inch baking dish with baking spray.

  2. In stand mixer, mix together peanut butter, butter and sugar on medium speed for 2 to 3 minutes until fluffy.

  3. Add in the brown sugar, eggs and vanilla until creamy.

  4. Lower the speed to low, then add in the flour, baking powder, and salt until just combined.

  5. Spread the crust into the baking dish, then bake for 18 to 20 minutes until the center is set and cooked through.

  6. Top with marshmallows, then put back into the oven for 2 minutes until the marshmallows start inflating to double their size.

  7. In a medium saucepan, add the light corn syrup, unsalted butter, vanilla extract, and peanut butter chips on medium heat, then stir until smooth and melted.

  8. Add in the rice cereal and peanuts, then mix until well coated.

  9. Spoon the mixture over the marshmallows gently and evenly over the pan.

  10. Refrigerate for 1 hour until firm, then cut into bars.

  11. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 413.97kcal
  • Fat: 24.40g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.15g
  • Trans Fat: 0.26g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.95g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.34g
  • Carbohydrates: 43.91g
  • Fiber: 2.54g
  • Sugar: 27.65g
  • Protein: 9.86g
  • Cholesterol: 26.15mg
  • Sodium: 163.71mg
  • Calcium: 46.13mg
  • Potassium: 232.15mg
  • Iron: 1.70mg
  • Vitamin A: 88.09µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.86mg
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