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Easy Chocolate Clusters Recipe
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Easy Chocolate Clusters Recipe

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You can use this simple recipe to make a big batch of chocolate candy without a lot of fuss. I've sent these clusters to my husband's office a number of times…and passed the recipe along as well. —Doris Reynolds, Munds Park, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + standing Cook: 2 hours
MAKES:21 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + standing Cook: 2 hours
MAKES: 21 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds white candy coating, broken into small pieces
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 4 ounces German sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) dry roasted peanuts

Nutritional Facts

521 calories: 2 each, 35g fat (17g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 265mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (43g sugars, 4g fiber), 9g protein .

Directions

  1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine the candy coating, chocolate chips and German chocolate. Cover and cook on high for 1 hour. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 1 hour longer or until melted, stirring every 15 minutes.
  2. Stir in peanuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. Let stand until set. Store at room temperature. Yield: 3-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Easy Chocolate Clusters in Quick Cooking March/April 2000, p45


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Amy1
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2013

"You can buy candy coating at Bulk Barn."

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FrogWhizzer
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2013

"I made these to put inside of my Christmas baskets! Soooo Easy to make and they were absolutely delicious! I also tried to make them with pecans and coconut... I need to tweak that recipe a bit but they still tasted good. (I think I needed to temper the chocolate a bit longer) Thanks for a great recipe. Its a keeper for sure!"

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tgallemore
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2010

"Wonderful - very tasty, makes a LOT and does not require your attention while cooking! I used 32 oz mixed nuts..."

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mjnfl
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2009

"where do you buy white candy coating?"

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eppca
Reviewed May. 4, 2009

"These are ALWAYS a hit wherever I take them. I bring them to work once and month and I am always asked for the recipe and they disappear quickly! So easy."

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PatriciaFinn
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2009

"These are absolutely delicious and sooo easy to make--yummo!!

Pat from Texas"

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Puddintang
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2009

"My Mom recently added broken pecan pieces instead of peanuts to a recipe that we have similar to this one-she said they were very good with the pecans."

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shscook
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2009

"I use white choc ,milk choc ,1# of each,melted then add 1 cup of peanut butter mix well then add your peanuts SO GOOD!!"

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emalkire
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2009

"Yes angelbun1. "

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angelbun1
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2009

"is white candy coating, like almound bark?"

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