Formed Cookies Salted Peanut Logs

posted by lj 10-12-98 10:03 AM

Salted Peanut Rolls(from pillsbury holiday classic x)

2 cups powdered sugar
7 oz jar marshmallow creme
21 oz (1 1/2 pkg) carmels
3 TBS water
3 cups salted peanuts, chopped

line cookie sheet with wax paper. in medium bowl combine 1/2 cup of the powdered sugar with marshmallow creme; blend thoroughly. knead in remainig powdered sugar. divide mixture into 4 parts. for each part into rope 1/2 in in diameter. cut into pieces 1 1/2 inches long. place on waxes paper lined cookie sheet. freeze about 20 min or until firm.

Meanwhile in medium saucepan over low heat, heat caramels and water until caramels are melted, stirring occasinally. remove from heat. dip frozen marshmallow pieces into caramel mixture; roll in peanuts. place on waxed lined cookie sheet. freze until set. store in cover container in refrigerator. 5 1/2 dozen candies.


prepare marshmallow mixture as directed above. to melt caramels, in medium bowl or 4 cup microwave safe
measuring cup, microwave 1 pkg caramels and 2 tablespoons water on high 3 to 4 min.

stirring after each min. until sauce is smooth. repeat with remaining package of carmels and water. continue as directed above.

TIP: if caramel mixture becomes to stiff, reheat. if marshmallow pieces soften while dipping refreeze until firm.

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