Homemade Snickers Bars

Makes one 9x13 pan


For Layer 1: bottom chocolate layer

  • 1-1/4 c. milk chocolate chips
  • 1/4 c. peanut butter chips
For Layer 2: nougat layer
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1/4 c. milk
  • 1-1/2 c. marshmallow fluff
  • 1/4 c. peanut butter
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 c. peanuts, chopped
For Layer 3: caramel layer
  • 14-16 oz. (1 bag) chewy caramels
  • 2 T. heavy cream
For Layer 4: top chocolate layer
  • 1-1/4 c. milk chocolate chips
  • 1/4 c. peanut butter chips
Line the bottom and sides of a 9x13" pan with parchment paper or plastic wrap. 

Layer 1: Combine chocolate and peanut butter chips in small heat proof bowl and melt over double boiler or in microwave until completely smooth. Pour into pan and spread to an even layer. Allow to set in refrigerator until firm. 

Layer 2: Combine sugar and milk in saucepan and heat on medium low until sugar is completely dissolved. Increase heat and bring mixture to a boil; continue boiling for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add fluff, peanut butter and extract. Pour nougat over bottom chocolate layer and spread evenly. Sprinkle peanuts over nougat and allow to set and cool completely. 

Layer 3: Combine caramels and cream in saucepan. Heat until mixture is smooth and even. Pour over nougat layer and allow to set until firm. 

Layer 4: This is exactly the same as the first layer. Combine chocolate and peanut butter chips in small heat proof bowl and melt, stirring until completely smooth. Spread mixture evenly over caramel layer. Allow to set in refrigerator until completely firm.

Cut into bars or bites and enjoy!

Source: Adapted from Taste of Home
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