Recipe: Easy No-Bake Nut Goodie Bars

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Easy No-Bake Nut Goodie Bars

When I think of the holidays, I think it’s time for baking (or making) and sharing.  I’m not sure where the recipe came from; it’s just been in our recipe box for the past 20+ years. They’re super simple and very fast to make too. No baking, only 5 ingredients, and they take minutes to prepare. It’d be hard to mess these up. Just follow my instructions and you’ll have a delicious holiday treat to add to your dessert trays or you give it away as gifts.  Everyone loves these, so you will be a hero. I won’t waste any more time…let me show you how to make these.

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Easy No-Bake Nut Goodie Bars

Here are the ingredients:  butterscotch chips, semi-sweet chocolate chips, creamy peanut butter, mini marshmallows, and salted Spanish peanuts.

Easy No-Bake Nut Goodie Bars

Line an 8×8 pan with parchment paper, grease with non-stick cooking spray or butter and set aside.

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In a microwave safe bowl, combine the butterscotch chips, semi-sweet chocolate chips, and peanut butter.

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Microwave in 30-second intervals; stirring after each 30-seconds.

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Once the mixture is completely melted and smooth…

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…add the mini marshmallows & Spanish peanuts and stir to combine.

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Pour mixture into prepared 8×8 pan & refrigerate until hardened.

Easy No-Bake Nut Goodie Bars

Once thoroughly cooled & hardened, cut into bars.

Store the bars in an airtight container for a week or freeze in a sealed container for up to 2 months. To double recipe, use a 9×13 & simply double the ingredients (or a 10×15 jelly roll pan for thinner bars). After you make this once, you will make a double batch. It’s that good!

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One taste and you and your friends and family will be hooked on these. I hope they become a favorite go-to recipe for the holidays like my family. If you give this recipe a try, please COMMENT below.

Enjoy the comfort of food!

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Printable Recipe:

Easy No-Bake Nut Goodie Bars

Serves 20
Prep time 7 minutes
Cook time 3 minutes
Total time 10 minutes
Allergy Peanuts Allergy
Dietary Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Meal type Dessert
Misc Child Friendly, Freezable, Pre-preparable, Serve Cold
Occasion Holiday Recipes
These fast, no-bake bars will soon be your new favorite holiday recipe. They are something my friends ask for around this time of year. Fast and easy step-by-step picture instructions: URL

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butterscotch chips (1/2 standard bag)
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (1/2 standard bag)
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 cups mini marshmallows (1/2 standard bag)
  • 2 cups salted Spanish peanuts (do not get the raw unsalted kind)

Note

Recipe URL: http://recipesingoodtaste.com/?recipe=recipe-easy-no-bake-nut-goodie-bars

Directions

Step 1 Line an 8x8 pan with parchment paper, grease and set aside.
Step 2 In a microwave safe bowl, combine the butterscotch chips, semi-sweet chocolate chips, and peanut butter. Microwave in 30-second intervals; stirring after each 30-seconds.
Step 3 Once the mixture is completely melted and smooth, add the mini marshmallows & Spanish peanuts and stir to combine.
Step 4 Pour mixture into prepared 8x8 pan & refrigerate until hardened.
Step 5 Once thoroughly cooled & hardened, cut into bars.
Step 6 Store in an airtight container for a week or freeze in a sealed container for up to 2 months.
Step 7 To double recipe, use a 9x13 & simply double the ingredients (or 10x15 jelly roll pan for thinner bars).

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PS: If you see mistakes (i.e., spelling errors or inconsistencies in the recipe), please tell me right away. I appreciate any help I can get!

 

 

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