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Rich Peanut Clusters

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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    about 15 dozen

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

  • In a microwave, melt chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Stir in vanilla and butter. Add peanuts; mix well.
  • 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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