How to Make Homemade Snickers Bars

Peanut butter nougat + caramel + salted peanuts + chocolate = the mathematical equation for heaven on earth. Whip up a batch of these and I guarantee you'll never go back to store bought again.

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How to Make Homemade Snickers Bars Recipe
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1
Gather your ingredients for the nougat.

Gather your ingredients for the nougat.

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Grease a 9x13 pan and line it with parchment paper, making sure to leave an overhang for easy removal.

Grease a 9x13 pan and line it with parchment paper, making sure to leave an overhang for easy removal.

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Time to start the nougat: add the butter to a medium saucepan. Melt it over medium heat.

Time to start the nougat: add the butter to a medium saucepan. Melt it over medium heat.

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Once melted, add the evaporated milk and sugar and stir until dissolved.

Once melted, add the evaporated milk and sugar and stir until dissolved.

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Reduce the heat to low and cook the mixture for 5 more minutes, stirring once in a while.

Reduce the heat to low and cook the mixture for 5 more minutes, stirring once in a while.

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After the five minutes are up, mix in the marshmallow fluff, peanut butter, and vanilla until smooth.

After the five minutes are up, mix in the marshmallow fluff, peanut butter, and vanilla until smooth.

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Yum!

Yum!

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Pour this mixture into your prepared pan and spread it around with a spatula. Place it in the fridge for about 30 minutes, or until completely cool.

Pour this mixture into your prepared pan and spread it around with a spatula. Place it in the fridge for about 30 minutes, or until completely cool.

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Here we go with the caramel layer. Grab your peanuts.

Here we go with the caramel layer. Grab your peanuts.

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Roughly chop them, and set aside for later. This is a matter of preference: I like big chunks of peanuts in my Snickers bars, but it's up to you.

Roughly chop them, and set aside for later. This is a matter of preference: I like big chunks of peanuts in my Snickers bars, but it's up to you.

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In a small saucepan over low heat, melt the caramel and heavy cream together, stirring occasionally.

In a small saucepan over low heat, melt the caramel and heavy cream together, stirring occasionally.

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Once it's melted, cook for four more minutes, this time stirring often.

Once it's melted, cook for four more minutes, this time stirring often.

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Remove from the heat and stir in the peanuts.

Remove from the heat and stir in the peanuts.

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Pour the caramel-peanut mixture on top of your set nougat.

Pour the caramel-peanut mixture on top of your set nougat.

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Spread it evenly with a spatula. Again, refrigerate until completely cool, about 30-60 minutes. Or you could even leave it in the fridge overnight if that's easier for you.

Spread it evenly with a spatula. Again, refrigerate until completely cool, about 30-60 minutes. Or you could even leave it in the fridge overnight if that's easier for you.

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Once the layers are set, get out a large knife and a cutting board.

Once the layers are set, get out a large knife and a cutting board.

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Lift out the block using the parchment paper overhangs. Cut the bars down to the size you want. I got 45 bars total.

Lift out the block using the parchment paper overhangs. Cut the bars down to the size you want. I got 45 bars total.

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Place the bars back into the fridge and start with the chocolate. Melt the chocolate and peanut butter together in the microwave for 30 second increments.

Place the bars back into the fridge and start with the chocolate. Melt the chocolate and peanut butter together in the microwave for 30 second increments.

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Stir until smooth.

Stir until smooth.

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Set up your assembly line: the bars, chocolate, and a tray lined with parchment or wax paper.

Set up your assembly line: the bars, chocolate, and a tray lined with parchment or wax paper.

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Coat your bars using a fork and tapping to remove excess chocolate. 🍫

Coat your bars using a fork and tapping to remove excess chocolate. 🍫

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Pop them in the fridge or store at room temperature until the chocolate sets up.

Pop them in the fridge or store at room temperature until the chocolate sets up.

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Oh baby 😍

Oh baby 😍

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Have one. Or two...okay, okay, fine. Eat the whole tray!

Have one. Or two...okay, okay, fine. Eat the whole tray!

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I'm warning you: these are extremely addicting. Have fun trying to keep them away from your dog. He wants in on the action, too! Give him a doggie treat instead. πŸ‘

I'm warning you: these are extremely addicting. Have fun trying to keep them away from your dog. He wants in on the action, too! Give him a doggie treat instead. πŸ‘

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Enjoy!

Enjoy!

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