Triple Chocolate-Nut Clusters

Candy making has never been so easy! The slow cooker is the perfect tool to keep this candy mixture warm while you're spooning it out.


6 dozen

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 13 Minutes
Cook: 2 Hours
Other: 2 Hours


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


Combine first 7 ingredients in a 5-quart slow cooker; cover and cook on LOW 2 hours or until chocolate is melted. Stir chocolate and nuts; add vanilla, stirring well to coat.

Drop candy by heaping teaspoonfuls onto wax paper. Let stand at least 2 hours or until firm. Store in an airtight container.

Christmas With Southern Living 2006,

Oxmoor House

June 2006
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