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Raisin Cashew Drops

At Christmas, I serve these bite-size chocolates in festive paper cups decorated with snowmen or Santas. They’re easy to make, and my family loves the combination of salty and sweet.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    2-1/2 pounds


  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped cashews
  • 2 cups raisins


  • In a heavy saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips with milk and corn syrup for 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla until blended. Stir in cashews and raisins.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate for 3 hours or until firm. Store in the refrigerator.
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  • tabby74
    Dec 17, 2010

    I love this recipe, I now make it every year and get a lot of compliment. If you like raisinetts you'll love this one.

  • CRzasa
    Dec 11, 2010

    My dad loves raisins and cashews - these were a big hit!

  • ronlogui
    Jul 3, 2009

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    Dec 6, 2007

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