Chocolate Zebra Clusters Recipe

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Chocolate Zebra Clusters Recipe
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Chocolate Zebra Clusters Recipe

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Just one bite and chocolate lovers will melt over these yummy clusters filled with salted nuts, rice cereal and marshmallows! And they're so pretty, no one can believe how easy they are.
MAKES:
30 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
30 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 12 ounces white candy coating, coarsely chopped, divided
  • 1-1/4 cups salted peanuts
  • 1-1/4 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 2-1/4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 teaspoon shortening

Directions

Line two baking sheets with waxed paper; set aside. In a microwave, melt chips and 7 oz. white candy coating at 70% power; stir until smooth. Stir in peanuts and cereal. Cool slightly; fold in marshmallows. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets.
In microwave, melt shortening and remaining candy coating; stir until smooth. Transfer to a pastry or plastic bag; cut a small hole in the corner of bag. Drizzle over clusters. Refrigerate for 5 minutes or until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Zebra Clusters in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2003, p29

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 166 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 40mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 12 ounces white candy coating, coarsely chopped, divided
  • 1-1/4 cups salted peanuts
  • 1-1/4 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 2-1/4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 teaspoon shortening
  1. Line two baking sheets with waxed paper; set aside. In a microwave, melt chips and 7 oz. white candy coating at 70% power; stir until smooth. Stir in peanuts and cereal. Cool slightly; fold in marshmallows. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets.
  2. In microwave, melt shortening and remaining candy coating; stir until smooth. Transfer to a pastry or plastic bag; cut a small hole in the corner of bag. Drizzle over clusters. Refrigerate for 5 minutes or until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Zebra Clusters in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2003, p29

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Queenlalisa User ID: 15400 259875
Reviewed Jan. 18, 2017

"I made these for a Christmas party. I barely got to taste them they were devoured so fast. I also made some with peanut butter chips. easy and tasty recipe. It's a keeper!"

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gmameta User ID: 6299204 58326
Reviewed Oct. 25, 2011

"Love these. Very easy to make. I include these in my Christmas goody trays I give to my favorite people. I have received rave reviews about these clusters."

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