Peanut Log Candy Bar

Recipe from Julie of Julie Measures 

Inspired by the 2017 Texas Peanut Blog Tour

These Peanut Log Candy Bars contain a sweet, gooey marshmallow and caramel center and are covered in salty, crunchy peanuts. Slice up your peanut log for a decadent treat! 

Prep Time: 30 min.

Ingredients:

  • 7 oz marshmallow cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 pounds caramels
  • 4 1/2 Tbsp water
  • 2 pounds peanuts

Directions:

  1. Combine the marshmallow cream, vanilla extract, and almond extract.
  2. Add the powdered sugar. Knead together on a flat surface until smooth.
  3. Divide kneaded marshmallow mixture into 8 rolls.
  4. Roll marshmallow rolls into 6 inch logs. Wrap and freeze overnight.
  5. Combine caramels and water into a microwave safe dish and melt. (30 second intervals, stirring in between)
  6. Spread peanuts on parchment or wax paper for rolling.
  7. Unwrap frozen marshmallow logs and cover in melted caramel.
  8. Place caramel covered log on peanuts and cover log.
  9. Place peanut logs on a baking sheet and put in refrigerator to harden.
  10. Slice and serve!
Recipe Source:
Julie Measures
http://juliemeasures.com/peanut-log-candy-bar/