Cherry Mountain Candy Bars

2 cups granulated sugar
2/3 cup evaporated milk
12 regular marshmallows
1/2 cup butter
1 (6 ounce) package white chocolate chips *
1 teaspoon cherry extract *
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (12 ounce) package semisweet chocolate chips
10 ounces crushed salted peanuts
3/4 cup peanut butter
1 tablespoon butter

In large saucepan combine sugar, milk, salt, marshmallows and 1/2 cup butter. Bring to a boil over medium heat; boil for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Add white chocolate chips, cherry extract and vanilla extract. Pour into prepared pan.

Melt chocolate chips; add crushed peanuts, peanut butter and 1 tablespoon butter and mix well. Spread evenly over cherry mixture. Chill until firm. Cut into 1-inch squares. Store in cool place.

You can substitute cherry chips for the white chocolate chips. If you do, then do not use the cherry extract.