Homemade Payday Bars (vegan, gluten free) - These sweet and salty bars taste just like Payday candy bars, but they're vegan and have only 3 ingredients! This copycat recipe for PayDay bars couldn't be easier. Whip up a batch of these simple candy bars, with a caramel core and lots of salted peanuts. **Please Note – The printable recipe card with detailed instructions, complete ingredient measurements, and nutritional information for making Copycat Payday Candy Bars is available near the end of this post. OR click on the “jump to recipe” button (found above) to be taken directly to the recipe. For delicious nuts, candy, chocolate, dried fruits, baking supplies, and gifts, Oh! These sinfully delicious PayDay® bars, made with peanuts and marshmallows, are a sweet and salty treat that taste just like the candy bar. This is one of the EASIEST homemade copycat candy recipes out there. The prep is the longest part because you have to remove all of the wrappers from a 14 oz. bag of caramels, but if you have an 8 year old sous chef, he can be unwrapping while you're chopping peanuts & measuring marshmallows, and your prep & cooking times will be cut down to about 12 minutes. Then you just have to wait 2. This dish comes together in a matter of minutes, and, before you know it, the bars are set and ready to be sliced and served. It’s a no-bake dish, meaning you can make this at any time of year without having to turn on your oven or heat up the kitchen – which is the worst during the summertime – and means that you can satiate that candy bar craving in no time. Yippee! I am so excited to share this next super easy and tasty candy bar recipe with all of you! These PayDay candy bars and homemade and full of yummy ingredients. These seriously taste like the real thing and can be made pretty dang fast. I love candy bars but if I can make my own at home, it’s even better! Enjoy… If you love PayDay bars, you are definitely going to love this!! It’s super fast to make your own at home and they are super yummy! Be sure to gently press the peanuts down once you add them in order to help everything stick together!! It’s super fast to make your own at home and… These were amazing! I read the comments and modified accordingly, they set perfectly. I used the small can of sweetened condensed milk, 3 cups of mini marshmallows not 2.