Tuesday, March 08, 2016

#3790 - Crispy Butterscotch Fudge

(by Shirley McNevich)

Crispy Crust: 4 1/2 tsp. Parkay margarine; 2 cups mini marshmallows; 1/4 cup Jif creamy peanut butter; 3 cups Rice Krispies cereal

Batter: 2 TBSP Parkay margarine; 1 - 5oz. can Caration evaporated milk; 1 1/2 cups white sugar; 1/4 tsp. salt; 2 cups mini marshmallows; 1 cup Nestle's butterscotch chips; 3/4 cup Jif creamy peanut butter; 1 tsp. vanilla; 1/4 cup peanuts (chopped)

Crust: in a saucepan over low heat add 4 1/2 tsp. Parkay, 2 cups mini marshmallows and 1/4 cup peanut butter--cook/stir until melted and smooth. Remove from heat--add all of the Rice Krispies--stir until mixed. Press the mixture into the bottom of a greased 9 x 13 aluminum cake pan. Batter: in a saucepan over medium heat add 2 TBSP Parkay, the Carnation milk, white sugar and salt--cook/stir until boiling. Once boiling, cook/stir for 4 minutes. Remove from heat--add 2 cups mini marshmallows, butterscotch chips, 3/4 cup peanut butter and the vanilla--stir quickly until mini marshmallows and butterscotch chips are completely melted. Spread the batter evenly over the crust. Sprinkle the chopped peanuts evenly over the top, then use your fingers to LIGHTLY press the chopped peanuts into the batter. Cool to room temperature, then refigerate until firm. Cut into squares.

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