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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:24 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 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 flaked coconut, coarsely chopped

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 176 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 90 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.


  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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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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