Chocolate-Peanut Angel Sweets Recipe

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Chocolate-Peanut Angel Sweets Recipe
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Chocolate-Peanut Angel Sweets Recipe

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These are the perfect treat for Thanksgiving or Christmas. Friends and family will be delighted to receive a box of these.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup dry roasted peanuts
  • 1-3/4 cups sweetened shredded coconut, coarsely chopped

Directions

In a large microwave-safe bowl, melt marshmallows and butter; stir until blended. Stir in chocolate chips until melted. Stir in confectioners' sugar until smooth. Fold in peanuts.
Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in coconut. Place on waxed paper-lined pans. Refrigerate until firm, about 15 minutes. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate-Peanut Angel Sweets in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2008, p67

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 176 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 90mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1-1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup dry roasted peanuts
  • 1-3/4 cups sweetened shredded coconut, coarsely chopped
  1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, melt marshmallows and butter; stir until blended. Stir in chocolate chips until melted. Stir in confectioners' sugar until smooth. Fold in peanuts.
  2. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in coconut. Place on waxed paper-lined pans. Refrigerate until firm, about 15 minutes. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate-Peanut Angel Sweets in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2008, p67

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karen.devenish User ID: 5358330 139202
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2011

"How would you shape these into 1" balls? Once everything is melted, you would only have liquid! Are these recipes not tested by Taste of Home?"

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