I found a new blog, A Year of Crockpotting (see my sidebar) and this was one of her recipes. Fritos in candy...at first I wasn't sure, but the more I thought about it they are salty, chocolatey, and crunchy...it's got to be good! I'm going to try these this weekend...I'll let you know just how good they are!
--1 stick of butter
--12 oz bag of chocolate chips
--2 T peanut butter (optional if you have allergies)
--1/2 cup brown sugar
--1/2 cup chopped peanuts (optional--we used honey roasted because that's what we had)
--2 cups Fritos
--2 cups Pretzels
Put the Fritos and the pretzels in a large Ziploc and smash until crumby. Set aside.
Line a 9 x 13 or so cookie sheet with Release foil or parchment paper. Set that aside, too.
Put the butter, the brown sugar, peanut butter, and chocolate chips into your crockpot and set on high for 1-2 hours or until everything is really melty and you can mix it well.
It took 1 hour, 15 minutes to melt nicely for me in a 6qt Smart Pot.
Stir in your pretzel and Frito pieces.
Using oven mits (use them! The crock is hot!) dump the hot candy out onto your lined cookie sheet and spread out with a wooden spoon. Sprinkle the peanut pieces on top.
Put the pan in the refrigerator for about an hour, or until candy has set completely. Break into pieces.
Woah, mama! Man, these are amazing and wonderful and so scary in that they are SO good you want to take them all into a corner of the garage and eat them all by yourself.
Amazing. You must make them.