Peanut M&M Snickers Krispie Squares

Hello everyone! Another Simple bake for the weekend for you all. A delicious peanut, caramel and chocolate Krispie base topped with smooth chocolate, salty peanuts, M&M’s and creamy Carnations caramel.

I really wanted to create a peanut version of my last Mars bars squares. I got a lot of requests to do a snickers version. I just love how versatile these treats are. They are super simple to make and they just taste fantastic. I love a thick chocolate top decorated in loads of goodies. They take Krispie treats to a whole different level. They also look so impressive.

For my chocolate layer on top I used 75% Dark chocolate and 25% Milk chocolate. The dark chocolate worked so well and I was so happy I decided to use it. It helps balance out all the sweetness. The caramel is an optional step but I 100% recommend you use it.

I had a few people messaging me while baking worried that the nougat in their mars bars wasn’t melting. Just keep going, it will eventually melt. Mine takes about 10 minutes on a low heat. So don’t panic it will eventually melt.

Happy baking!


Peanut M&M Snickers Krispie Squares


Prep time: 15 minutes

Chill time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Servings: 9-18 depending on how you cut them.(I made 9 GIANT squares)

Ingredients

  • 200g Butter
  • 550g Snickers bars (Off brand will work too)
  • 200g Rice krispies
  • 350g Chocolate
  • 2 or 3 bags of Peanut M&M’s
  • Handful Peanuts
  • Optional– Carnations caramel

Directions

  1. Weigh out all of your ingredients and line your 9×9 baking dish.
  2. In a double boiler melt your butter and Snickers bars until smooth. This will take about 10 minutes.
  3. Take off the heat and quickly mix in your Rice Krispies until fully incorporated. Work fast as they set up quite quickly.
  4. Add 1/3 of the mix into your baking dish and sprinkle with M&M’s. 
  5. Repeat.
  6. Once all your mix is in your dish, flatten down evenly.
  7. Leave to set for 15 minutes in the fridge.
  8. Melt your chocolate and pour over Rice Krispie mix.
  9. Smooth out evenly and decorate with more M&M’s, crushed peanuts.
  10. Set in the fridge for about 1 hour until firm.
  11. Cut into portions with a hot knife and drizzle on some caramel.
  12. Enjoy!!

If you make this recipe I would love for you to tag me on Instagram! #Gills_bakesandcakes  @Gills_bakesandcakes

Gill

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