Four Ingredient Tumbleweeds Recipe
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Four Ingredient Tumbleweeds Recipe

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With just four ingredients, these surprisingly easy clusters are guaranteed to delight both young and old alike all year round. Melted butterscotch chips and peanut butter coat nuts and potato sticks to make these satisfying sweet-salty treats.—Peggy J Gray, Savannah, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:60 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES: 60 servings


  • 1 package (11 ounces) butterscotch chips
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) dry roasted peanuts
  • 1 can (4 ounces) potato sticks

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 74 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 57mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (trace sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1/2 starch, 1 fat


  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt butterscotch chips and peanut butter; stir until smooth. Stir in peanuts and potato sticks.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper-lined pans. Refrigerate until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 5 dozen.
Originally published as Tumbleweeds in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2008, p26

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Reviewed Dec. 20, 2011

"Keep them refrigerated. Yummy!

~ Theresa"

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