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Payday Bar Cake

Don’t you just love those Payday candy bars? You can enjoy a cake that tastes just like one. Thanks to Kerry Harrison for this one.

sugar goes in measuring cups

Payday Bar Bake

1 box Yellow Cake Mix

Payday Bar Cake

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  • Recipe Type: Dessert Recipes, Reader's Recipes
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 15 minutes
  • Serves: 10
Payday Bar Cake

Love this cake it is so yummy!


  • 1 box Yellow Cake Mix
  • 1/3 cup Butter
  • 3 cups Miniature Marshmallows
  • 2/3 cup Corn Syrup
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla
  • 12 ounces Peanut Butter Chips
  • 2 cups Salted Peanuts
  • 1 1/2 cups Rice Krispies


Mix cake mix, butter and egg in bowl. Press in the bottom of a 9 x 13 inch pan and bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 18 minutes. Remove from oven. Sprinkle with marshmallows. Return to oven for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the marshmallows begin to puff. In saucepan, heat corn syrup, 1/4 cup butter, vanilla, and chips until melted. Remove from heat and stir in Rice Krispies and peanuts. Spoon over marshmallows, spread to cover. Chill and cut bars.

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  • Deb

    Do you melt the butter or crumble in the cake mix then press on bottom of pan?

  • Liz

    This was really good! The family loved it!