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Merry Chocolate Nut Clusters Recipe

Things You'll Need

  • 1 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Premier White Chips
  • 1 tablespoon shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)
  • 2-1/4 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) lightly salted peanuts, divided

How to Make

  • 1. Place chocolate chips, white chips and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl.
  • 2. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Reserve 1/4 cup peanuts for garnish; stir remaining peanuts into chocolate mixture. Drop by teaspoons into 1-inch diameter candy papers; top each candy with a reserved peanut.
  • 3. Refrigerate, uncovered, until chocolate is set, about 1 hour. Store in airtight container in cool, dry place. About 3 dozen candies.