Payday Cookie Bars

These bars will satisfy any Payday craving. A buttery crust is topped with a sticky mixture of marshmallows, peanuts and rice crispies for crunch.

Ingredients

for the cookie layer-
  • 1 box of yellow cake mix
  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • pinch of salt
for the marshmallow layer-
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows
for the topping-
  • 1 bag peanut butter chips
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2/3 cup corn syrup
  • 2 cups crispy rice cereal
  • 2 cups salted peanuts
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Mix the cake mix, butter, and egg until combined. Press mixture into a greased 9 x 13 pan. Bake at 350F for 20-25 minutes, until the edges are golden.
  2. Sprinkle marshmallows over the baked crust and bake for an additional 5 minutes.
  3. To make the topping, melt peanut butter chips, butter, and corn syrup in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir until smooth. Remove from heat and add cereal and peanuts. Once combined, spread mixture evenly over the base. Allow to cool completely before cutting into squares.

source : allrecipe.com