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Rich Peanut Clusters

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling

Makes

about 15 dozen

It’s cheaper to make these bite-size morsels than it is to buy them in the store. Best of all, family and friends agree they taste better! —Janice Garvert, Plainville, Kansas
Rich Peanut Clusters Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (12 ounces each) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 packages (10 to 12 ounces each) vanilla or white chips
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter, softened
  • 2 cans (12 ounces each) salted peanuts

Directions

  1. In a microwave, melt chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Stir in vanilla and butter. Add peanuts; mix well.
  2. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper-lined pans. Refrigerate until set. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 58 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 20mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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