Copy Cat PayDay Candy Bars

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How to Make Copy Cat PayDay Candy Bars

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If you love PayDay bars, you are definitely going to love this!!

It’s super fast to make your own at home and they are super yummy!  Be sure to gently press the peanuts down once you add them in order to help everything stick together!!

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Servings: 12 bars
Copy Cat PayDay Candy Bars
Prep Time:
12 mins
Total Time:
12 mins
Author: Holly
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  • 10 oz Peanut Butter Chips
  • 14 oz Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 2 cup Mini Marshmallows
  • 24 oz . Dry Roasted Peanuts
  1. Butter the bottom & sides of a 9x13 pan and place half of the peanuts in the bottom.
  2. Melt the chips and butter over medium-low heat. Add in condensed milk and marshmallows, stirring until melted and combined.
  3. Slowly pour mixture evenly over peanuts. Top with remaining peanuts and gently press down. Allow to cool and set.
  4. Cut into desired serving size.
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Holly is a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self appointed foodie. Her greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for the everyday home cook!

8 comments on “Copy Cat PayDay Candy Bars”

  1. Can you taste the peanut butteryness(?) of the chips or is it rather masked by the other ingredients? I know that sounds strange but as much as I love peanuts, I ‘m not a fan of peanut butter. I want to make opinion nut rolls also so what flavor chips could I sub. I wonder.

  2. What if they didn’t set up? 

  3. My favorite candy bar is Payday b/c it’s so good with coffee!! Thx for this great way to get an afternoon fix. Love this recipe.

  4. Penny im glad i ran i,to you because what you make i enjoy

  5. Pay Days were always one of my favorites! I am nuts for nuts. This will be fun to make for my work friends. Thanks.

  6. WOW! I stumbled upon your website today and have fallen in love with so many of your recipes, and this one has officially made me a fan! My mother loves Pay Day bars so much, I can’t wait to make this for her. I’m making your Creamy Tomato Pasta Casserole tonight for a quick dinner.

    Thank you.

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