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Homemade Snickers

Homemade Snickers is one extra-large Snickers bar made with a creamy nougat layer, nutty caramel layer, and topped with chocolate.
Prep Time20 mins
Freeze Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Homemade Snickers
Servings: 24
Calories: 311kcal
Author: Amanda Rettke--iambaker.net

Ingredients

Nougat layer

  • ¼ cup (57 g) butter
  • 1 cup (200 g) granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup (64.5 g) creamy peanut butter
  • 7 ounces marshmallow creme
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Caramel Layer

  • 1 bag (11 ounces) caramels bits
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups salted peanuts

Top Chocolate Layer

  • 2 cups (11.5 ounces) milk chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil

Instructions

  • Line a 9x13-inch cookie sheet (or a quarter sheet pan) with parchment paper. Make space in your freezer for the pan.

Nougat Layer

  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, add butter, sugar, and heavy cream. Stir occasionally until the mixture comes to a boil .
  • Continue to boil, undisturbed, for 6 minutes (or until the mixture reaches 246°F on a candy thermometer). Then stir in the peanut butter, marshmallow fluff, and vanilla. Stir until combined.
  • Remove the cookie sheet from the freezer and pour the nougat mixture evenly in the pan.
  • Place the pan in the freezer to set until caramel layer is ready.

Caramel and Peanut Layers

  • In a medium microwave safe bowl add caramels and heavy cream. Heat in the microwave in 30 second intervals, stirring in between until fully melted and creamy (1-2 minutes). Set aside.
  • Remove the pan from the freezer and pour the salted peanuts over the nougat in an even layer. Gently press so the peanuts sit firmly in the nougat.
  • Pour the caramel mixture over the top.
  • Return the pan to the freezer to set until chocolate is ready.

Top Chocolate Layer

  • In a small microwave safe bowl add chocolate chips and oil. Heat in the microwave in 30 second intervals, stirring in between until fully melted and creamy (1-2 minutes)
  • Remove the pan from the freezer and pour the chocolate mixture over the top of the caramel.
  • Return the pan to the freezer to set (about 10 minutes). Remove from freezer and enjoy or place in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • Best served slightly cooled.

Nutrition

Calories: 311kcal