Using a double boiler, combine 1 C chocolate chips, and the 3 tbsp peanut butter and melt until smooth.
Wash after use
Pour melted chocolate into the baking dish and smooth out. Place into the freezer while you make the nougat
In a medium bowl, combine the marshmallow fluff, 1/4 C peanut butter and powder sugar. Mix until combined
Using your hands, push down the nougat onto the first layer of chocolate.
Lightly push in the peanuts
In the clean double boiler pot, melt the caramels and heavy whipping cream. Stir the caramel until fully melted
Pour over nougat
Place into the fridge for 20 minutes
After you wash the double boiler one last time, repeat the first step with the remaining 1 C chocolate chips and 3 tbsp peanut butter.
Pour melted chocolate over cooled caramel and place back into the fridge until hardened
Use a sharp knife to cut into squares.