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Chocolate-Butterscotch-Nut Clusters

Oxmoor House
Hands-On time 24 mins
Total time 54 mins
Yield Serves 30 (serving size: 1 cluster)
For those with a terrible sweet tooth, one or two of these tasty treats will do the trick!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1/4 cup whole natural almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup unsalted dry-roasted peanuts
  • 1/4 cup lightly salted cashews

Nutrition Information

  • calories 82
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 5.3 g
  • satfat 2.7 g
  • monofat 1.8 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 1.1 g
  • carbohydrate 8.6 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.4 mg
  • sodium 12 mg
  • calcium 7 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place chocolate chips and butterscotch chips in top of a double boiler. Cook over simmering water until chips melt (about 10 minutes), stirring frequently. Remove from heat; stir in remaining ingredients.

  2. Drop by 2 level teaspoonfuls onto 2 large baking sheets lined with wax paper. Chill 30 minutes or until firm. Store, covered, in refrigerator.

  3. Tip: If you store nuts in the freezer, bring them to room temperature before stirring them into the chocolate mixture.

  4. Kids Can Help: This is an ideal recipe for older children to make themselves. For younger children, they'll just need a hand at the stove while melting the chocolate and butterscotch chips.

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