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Chocolate Peanut Clusters

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Time
55 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
24 candies

This salty-sweet recipe is perfect for handing out to family and friends, or if you're hosting a crowd. Melt HERSHEY'S Chocolate Chips into the smooth coating that holds these peanut clusters together. Add dried fruit or pretzels for something extra.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
1 minutes
Chill Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

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Directions

Equipment Needed 

Microwave
Microwave
Microwave-Safe Bowl
Microwave-Safe Bowl
Measuring Cups
Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper
Rubber Scraper
Paper
Candy Paper
Refrigerator
Refrigerator
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.

Tip

Coconut oil may be used in place of shortening.

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.

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