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Four Ingredient Tumbleweeds Recipe

Four Ingredient Tumbleweeds Recipe

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 YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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