½ cup butter
1/3 cup cocoa powder
¼ cup brown sugar, packed
¼ cup whole milk
3 ½ cup confectioner’s sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
30 caramels, unwrapped
1 tbsp water
2 cups salted peanuts
½ cup semi sweet chocolate chips
½ cup milk chocolate chips
Grease an 8 x 8 baking pan and set aside.
Ina small saucepan over medium heat, combine the butter, cocoa, brown sugar and milk. Cook until the mixture comes to a boil, stirring frequently.
Remove from the heat and add the powdered sugar and the vanilla. Pour into the prepared pan.
In a microwaveable bowl, microwave the caramels and water until the caramels melt. Add the peanuts and spread over the chocolate layer in the pan.
Place the chocolate chips in a microwaveable bowl and microwave until melted and smooth. Spread over the caramel layer and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until firm before cutting into 1-2 inch squares.