*(Taste of Home recipe)
1/2 cup butter or margarine
In microwave-safe bowl, combine butter, cocoa, brown sugar and milk. Microwave on high until mixture boils, about 3 minutes.
Stir in confectioner's sugar and vanilla. Pour into an 8-inch square pan lined with foil then buttered.
In another bowl, heat caramels and water on high for 2 minutes or until melted. Stir in peanuts;
spread over chocolate layer in pan. Microwave chocolate chips on high 1 minute or until melted;
spread over caramel layer. Chill until firm. Remove from pan and cut into 1-inch squares.
Yield: 64 pieces
*NOTE: tested in a 700-watt oven