Prepare to be amazed by this easy-to-make homemade dessert that will blow your taste buds away. The delectable combination of caramelized toffee and roasted peanuts creates a treat that might just outdo the original Payday candy.

The best part is that this recipe is budget-friendly and straightforward to make, with just a bit of patience needed for the toffee to cook to perfection. It’s a fantastic option to treat your kids and friends, and the recipe yields 12 bars, making it ideal for sharing some delight with your loved ones during gatherings or get-togethers.

But beware, once you take a bite of this homemade Payday candy, resisting its allure might prove impossible. You might find yourself unable to stop indulging, but don’t worry, no one would blame you! The sheer pleasure and satisfaction you’ll experience with every bite will make it all worthwhile.

Get ready to embark on a culinary adventure and create a homemade dessert that is truly extraordinary. Indulge in the nutty sweetness of this super delicious Payday candy, and revel in the joy of sharing this delightful treat with your loved ones, or savoring it all for yourself. Either way, get ready to fall in love with a dessert that will leave you wanting more, and perhaps make you a little guilty for keeping this mouthwatering secret to yourself.

Preparation Time: 12 minutes
Serving: 12 bars


Homemade payday candy bar requires just a few ingredients
1.3 cups salted peanuts
2.2 cups peanut butter chips
3.2 cups mini marshmallows
4.1 can sweetened condensed milk
5.3 tablespoons unsalted butter
6.½ teaspoon vanilla extract

How to Prepare

Step 1: Place butter and peanut butter chips in a large saucepan and melt them over medium heat until you achieve a smooth consistency.

Step 2: Add condensed milk, vanilla extract and marshmallows to the melted butter-peanut butter mix. Stir until the mix is smooth and fully incorporated.

Step 3: Grease a 9×13-inch rectangular baking dish with butter or non-stick spray. Spread half of the peanuts across the baking dish

Step 4: Pour the mix from step 2evenly over the peanuts, and then sprinkle the remaining peanuts on top

Step 5: Refrigerate or let sit at room temperature until it sets. Cut candy into serving bars and enjoy.

Nutritional Information:

Per serving:

Energy: 616 cal; Carbohydrates: 49g; Protein: 20g; Total fat: 41g; Sodium: 506mg.


·Ensure the baking chips you get are those that are similar to chocolate chips.

·It’s better to refrigerate the bars, as they will hold up longer.


Homemade Payday Candy Bars are a delightful triumph that surpasses the store-bought version with their exceptional taste and addictive appeal. The magical combination of caramelized toffee and roasted peanuts creates a treat that is simply irresistible and guaranteed to become a favorite indulgence.

For those who adore the nutty goodness of Payday candy bars, this homemade version will undoubtedly win your heart. The perfect fusion of salty roasted peanuts and sweet caramelized toffee delivers a flavor explosion that satisfies every craving, any time of day. No longer will you be at the mercy of untimely hankerings, as this recipe allows you to quench your peanuty desires wherever and whenever you please.