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.
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.
Coconut oil may be used in place of shortening.
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.
*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutritional advice.