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Skill Level: Beginner Prep Time: 8 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1 tablespoon shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)
  • 1 cup unsalted, roasted peanuts OR raisins

Directions

  1. Place chocolate chips and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Stir in peanuts.
  2. Drop by teaspoons into 1-inch diameter candy or petit four papers. Refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes. Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator. About 2 dozen candies.