Salty-Sweet Peanut Treat Recipe

Salty-Sweet Peanut Treat Recipe
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Salty-Sweet Peanut Treat Recipe

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Who knew slow cooking could transform chocolate, peanuts and pretzels? When the clusters are done, we tuck them into mini muffin papers for a takeaway treat.
MAKES:
72 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1 hour + chilling
MAKES:
72 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1 hour + chilling

Ingredients

  • 24 ounces milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cups salted peanuts
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups crushed pretzels

Directions

In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine chocolate, peanuts and brown sugar. Cook, covered, on low 1 hour or until chocolate is melted, stirring halfway through cooking. Stir in vanilla. Add pretzels; stir to combine. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate 10-15 minutes or until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 6 dozen.
Originally published as Salty-Sweet Peanut Treat in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes Annual 2016, p81

Nutritional Facts

1 treat: 84 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 53mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

  • 24 ounces milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cups salted peanuts
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups crushed pretzels
  1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine chocolate, peanuts and brown sugar. Cook, covered, on low 1 hour or until chocolate is melted, stirring halfway through cooking. Stir in vanilla. Add pretzels; stir to combine. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate 10-15 minutes or until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 6 dozen.
Originally published as Salty-Sweet Peanut Treat in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes Annual 2016, p81

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