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Peanut Caramel Chews

Peanut Caramel Chews are sweet and salty gooey treats that are sure to be a crowd favorite. Super easy to make and are great for gift giving!
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword best snack ever, cereal bars, chewy snack bars, peanut caramel chews
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Refrigeration 1 hour
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 9 Servings
Calories 285kcal
Author Lalaine


  • 14 ounces soft caramels, unwrapped
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 4 cups frosted flakes cereal
  • 1/2 cup salted peanuts
  • butter, softened


  • Butter bottom and sides of a 9x13 baking dish.
  • In a saucepan over low heat, combine caramels and milk and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 to 15 minutes or until melted and smooth.
  • In a bowl, combine cereal and peanuts.
  •  Pour caramel mixture over cereal mixture and stir until pieces are fully coated. 
  • Transfer into the prepared baking dish and with the back of a buttered spoon, press firmly.
  • Refrigerate for about one hour or until firm. Let stand at room temperature for about 10 minutes and then cut into squares.


Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 258mg | Potassium: 184mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 325IU | Vitamin C: 2.8mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 3.9mg