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Nut Goodie Bar Candy in mini white paper cups.
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Nut Goodie Bar Candy

Nut Goodie Bar Candy is an addictively sweet chocolate peanut butter candy bar famous in Midwest USA. An easy no-bake candy served right from the freezer.
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time1 min
Total Time1 hr 1 min
Course: Desserts & Sweets
Cuisine: American
Keyword: no-bake candy, no-bake dessert, nut cluster, nut goodie candy, nut goodies
Servings: 80
Calories: 136kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter to grease sheet pan
  • 12 oz (2 cups) semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 6 oz (1 cup) peanut butter chips
  • 6 oz (1 cup) butterscotch chips
  • 2 cups peanut butter
  • 1 cup butter
  • 8 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ cup Jello vanilla pudding Cook and Serve Pudding Mix
  • 1 teaspoon maple extract flavoring
  • 5 cups powder sugar
  • 2 cups salted cocktail peanuts Spanish peanuts

Instructions

  • Make room in the freezer for your 12 x 16 baking sheet tray that you will make your candy on, and butter your sheet pan well.
  • Melt the all 3 chips and peanut butter in a double boiler (or saucepan/over water pan), stirring frequently over medium-high heat for 1 minute. Turn off heat.
  • Spread ½ of the melted chocolate mixture onto a buttered 12 x 16 baking sheet. Freeze for 10-15 minutes until firm.
  • In a (clean) medium saucepan, melt the butter, heavy whipping cream, Jello vanilla pudding mix, and maple flavoring. Melt and bring to a boil (it will separate). Remove from heat and mix using a hand mixer in the confectioner's sugar, and it will come together.
  • Next, spread the nougat evenly over the chilled chocolate layer. Freeze for 10-15 minutes until firm.
  • Meanwhile, add the peanuts to the remaining other ½ chocolate mixture and then spread evenly over the nougat layer.
  • Freeze for 30 minutes. Cut into ¾-1 inch squares. Serve in small mini candy/baking paper cups.
  • Nut Goodie Candy will melt a bit at room temperature, and it awesome right from the freezer.

Notes

 

Storage Freezer Tips

Place candy pieces on a paper plate, and cover with a ziplock bag or an airtight container, stores well for a couple of weeks. The candy is soft right from the freezer, and the texture is just amazing.

Nutrition

Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 81mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.3mg