Sweet and Salty Halloween Goody Bars

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(Last Updated On: March 7, 2019)

 Moist vanilla cake topped with homemade caramel, salty peanuts, and sweet candy corn.

Sweet n Salty Halloween Goody Bars

I love cake bake bars. One thing that is so great about them is that they can be customize for any holiday.

For Halloween, I decided to dress them up with some peanuts and candy corn. I love the flavor of candy corn but it can sometimes be a little overpowering. Pairing them with salty peanuts provides a wonderful contrast.



Sweet and Salty Halloween Goody Bars

Author Krystle
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  • 1 Box Yellow Cake Mix
  • 1/2 Cup Butter Softened
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3 Cups Mini Marshmallows
  • 1/2 Cup Light Corn Syrup
  • 1/4 Cup White Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Cups Crisp Rice Cereal i.e. Rice Krispies
  • 2 Cup Salted Peanuts
  • 1 Cup Candy Corn


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Stir butter, eggs, and cake mix until combined.
  • Use greased hands to press cake batter into the bottom of a 13x9 inch baking pan.
  • Bake 15-17 minutes or until the edges are just barely golden brown.
  • Immediately cover with marshmallows. Return to oven for 2-3 minutes or until marshmallows puff up.
  • In a small sauce pan mix corn syrup, white sugar, and brown sugar.
  • Bring to a boil stirring CONSTANTLY!
  • Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter and vanilla. Fold in cereal and peanuts.
  • Spread over marshmallows. Sprinkle with candy corn.
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