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Triple Chocolate-Covered Peanut Clusters

Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 15 mins
Total time 2 mins
Yield Makes 5 pounds or about 60 clusters
Satisfy your craving for sweet-and-savory treats with this super easy candy recipe. The combination of chocolate bark coating, semisweet chocolate morsels, and German chocolate baking squares will delight even the most demanding chocoholic.

Ingredients

  • 1 (16-ounce) jar dry-roasted peanuts
  • 1 (16-ounce) jar unsalted dry-roasted peanuts
  • 18 (2-ounce) chocolate bark coating squares, cut in half
  • 2 cups (12-ounce package) semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 1 (4-ounce) package German chocolate baking squares, broken into pieces
  • 1 (9.75-ounce) can salted whole cashews
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW 2 hours or until melted. Stir chocolate mixture. Add cashews and vanilla, stirring well to coat cashews. Drop nut mixture by heaping tablespoonfuls onto wax paper. Let stand until firm. Store in an airtight container. Freeze It!: Clusters may be frozen up to 1 month.

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