Payday Candy Bar Treats Recipe

I love the salty-sweet combination in a Payday candy bar. These bar treats are a quick and simple way to recreate the flavor combination at home. I’ll warn you though … it’s hard to eat just one :-)

Payday Treats

1 c. white sugar
1 c. light Karo syrup
1 c. peanut butter
6 c. Rice Chex
1 c. blanched peanuts

Bring the Karo syrup and sugar to a boil. Remove from heat and add the peanut butter until dissolved, then stir in Chex and peanuts. Mix until coated and spread into a buttered 9×13 pan. Cool, then cut into squares or candy bar shapes.

Instead of blanched peanuts, I often use salted peanuts. I love the salty-sweet flavor combination.

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  1. I think that I will try to put chocolate chips on top before cooling.I am looking for alternatives to snickers bars that are requested for football games.Snickerts bars are hard to make for a large group,

  2. Hi Allen,

    I think you have a wonderful blog with a lot of interesting recipes. I was planning to make these bars this weekend. But I’m not sure of one of the ingredients. What exactly is Karo syrup? I live in India and I’ve never seen it here. Are there any substitutes for it?

  3. These bars looks amazing! Do you think a generic Rice Chex cereal would taste the same? My baking has put me into debt :)

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