This is a homemade version of the Twin Bing® candy bars from the 60s. They are rich and sweet and a small piece is a nice treat. These really are like candy, so cut in small pieces. A 1-inch square is sufficient! Store in a cool place in an airtight container, separating layers with waxed paper.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
5 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
48
Yield:
48 bars
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Ingredients

48
Original recipe yields 48 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring sugar, evaporated milk, and 1/2 cup butter to a rolling boil over high heat in a pot. Remove from heat. Add marshmallows, cherry chips, and vanilla extract; stir until fully incorporated. Set aside to cool.

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  • Melt chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl in a microwave. Add peanut butter and 1 teaspoon butter; mix until smooth. Mix in crushed peanuts until fully coated.

  • Pour 1/2 of the chocolate mixture into a buttered 9x13-inch pan, making sure to completely cover the bottom. Pour cherry filling mixture on top of chocolate and spread to cover. Top with remaining chocolate mixture. Let cool completely, about 30 minutes. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts

167 calories; protein 3.2g; carbohydrates 18.4g; fat 10.1g; cholesterol 6.5mg; sodium 87.3mg. Full Nutrition
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