Chocolate Peanut Clusters Recipe
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Chocolate Peanut Clusters Recipe

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There are a few recipes I absolutely have to pull out every Christmas, and this is one of them. The nutty clusters are so smooth and chocolaty.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min. + cooling
MAKES:60 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min. + cooling
MAKES: 60 servings


  • 2 pounds white candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 1 package (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 package (11-1/2 ounces) milk chocolate chips
  • 5 cups salted dry roasted peanuts

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 206 calories, 14g fat (7g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 103mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a heavy saucepan over low heat, cook and stir candy coating and chips until melted and smooth. Cool for 10 minutes; stir in peanuts.
  2. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate until firm, about 45 minutes. Yield: 10 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Peanut Clusters in Country Woman Christmas Annual 1998, p38

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ms11145 User ID: 1604521 25246
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2013

"This brings back memories. My mom would makes this aling with 3 or 4 other kinds of candies each Christmas season. I have also made this very easy recipe. Oh so good."

Kimmykayla User ID: 7494998 52477
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2013

"Theses were so easy and so good, the presentation if these are so festive."

tsmithdavis User ID: 1010822 71254
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2011

"Always a Christmas hit, but great any time of year. so eassy to make."

TJolliff User ID: 5446392 202999
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2011

"I love this recipe! I made it last Christmas for the first time, and everyone loved them! I will be making this every Christmas!!"

gramma38 User ID: 1601701 68742
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2010

"This candy was delicious! I gave it as gifts along with other candy that I made. It's not easy just eating one piece."

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