No-Bake Peanutty Clusters

Need a super-easy sweet treat? Stir up a three-ingredient chocolate or butterscotch treat in minutes. No baking is needed!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

1
bag (about 12 oz) semisweet chocolate, milk chocolate or butterscotch chips (2 cups)
2
cups chow mein noodles or any ready-to-eat cereal
1
cup peanuts

  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High 1 minute, stirring after 30 seconds, until softened; stir until smooth. (If not completely softened, continue microwaving 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each microwave time, until smooth.)
  • 2 Stir noodles and peanuts into chocolate until well coated. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until firm. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Serve clusters in metallic baking cups for a fanciful finish.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
25mg
25%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.