Valentine’s Day PayDay Bars – A chewy crust topped with marshmallows, peanuts, M&M’s and more. These festive cookies bars are the perfect Valentine’s Day treat!
1 stick of butter (softened)
1 package of yellow cake mix
3 cups of miniature marshmallows
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups rice cereal
2 cups salted peanuts
1 cup M&M’s
Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix butter and cake mix in large bowl. Add egg and continue mixing.
Spread dough into 9×13 baking pan and bake for 12-15 minutes. Remove from oven and add marshmallows to top of crust. Place back in oven for 3 minutes.
Combine corn syrup, sugar, and brown sugar to saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring until it starts to boil (about 3-4 minutes). Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter and vanilla. Stir in cereal and peanuts. Spoon over marshmallows and spread evenly. Sprinkle M&M’s over peanut butter cereal mixture.