Wednesday, December 19, 2007

This will change your life!

OK-maybe that's a little too strong of a statement but these are seriously delicious!

Every year I make these candies and they never last long. They look complicated but they really aren't- just be prepared- once you try these you will want to make them every year!

Chocolate Caramel Candy:
1 c. milk chocolate chips
1/4 c. butterscotch chips
1/4 c. creamy peanut butter
1/4 c. margarine
1 c. sugar
1/4 c. evaporated milk
1-1/2 c. marshmallow creme
1/4 c. creamy peanut butter
1 tsp. vanilla
Caramel layer:
1 pkg caramels
1/4 c. whipping cream
1 c. milk chocolate chips
1/4 c. butterscotch chips
1/4 c. creamy peanut butter

Combine the first three ingredients in a small saucepan. Stir over low heat until melted and smooth. Spread onto the bottom of a lightly greased 9x13 pan. Refrigerate until set. For filling, melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the sugar and milk, bring to a boil. Boil and stir for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the marshmallow creme, peanut butter and vanilla. Spread over first layer. Refrigerate. Combine the caramels and cream in a saucepan, stir over low heat until melted and smooth. Spread over filling. Refrigerate.
In another saucepan, combine chips and peanut butter, stir over low heat until melted. Pour over caramel layer. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour

For the steps where you're melting the chips-and the caramel layer- I use the microwave. The layers don't take long to set- I just go from one layer to the next and by the time I finish 1 step the layer is set enough to be topped. Hope you enjoy these as much as we do!

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Mari said...

I can vouch for these. They are delicious!

Diane said...

I just might have to try these!! They look yummy! Where's the step where you took out all the calories?? :-/

Jennifer said...

Oh no those look bad very very bad. If I tell myself that enough I won't be tempted right?

Laura said...

Yes - I have had these at your house before and they are incredible. I rather wish you would not have reminded me of them, or given me the recipe! Now I'll have to make some this weekend! :)

Brenda said...

I can tell you these are sooooooooo good!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lori4squaremom ( said...

Ooooh, these sound so good! They look like snickers bars without the peanuts.....YUMMMOOOOO.....I amy have to make these this weekend :)

Terri said...

These are coming on Christmas day, am I not correct?

Living Beyond said...

Amen I say that all the time - just this morning I was handing out Peanut Butter Crunch calls saying 'THIS will CHANGE you life" lol

Thanks for sharing - Merry Christmas

Melissa said...

mmmm...those sound delicious!

that devotional is available in stores, i got it at Family Christian!