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Chocolate Peanut Clusters Recipe

For the salty-sweet lovers, this recipe is simple and easy to hand out at family gatherings or with your friends. Try it with dried fruit or pretzels!

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SKILL LEVEL : beginnerPREP TIME : 8  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories90
Calories from Fat60
Total Fat7 g11% DV
Saturated Fat2 g13% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium5 mg0% DV
Total Carbohydrates7 g2% DV
Dietary Fiber1 g4% DV
Sugars6 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron2% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories90
Calories from Fat60
Total Fat7 g11% DV
Saturated Fat2 g13% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium5 mg0% DV
Total Carbohydrates7 g2% DV
Dietary Fiber1 g4% DV
Sugars6 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron2% DV
  • 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 peanuts OR raisins unsalted, roasted

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.

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