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Slow-Cooker Choco-Peanut Clusters

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Slow-Cooker Choco-Peanut Clusters
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 3 hr 0 min
  • Servings 36
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Your slow cooker doubles as a candy maker in this sweet-and-salty recipe. Using only four ingredients, you can prep it in just 10 minutes, then leave your slow cooker to finish the candies.
By Heather Baird
Updated Oct 17, 2013

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 oz) vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark)
  • 1 package (16 oz) chocolate-flavored candy coating (almond bark)
  • 1 jar (16 oz) dry-roasted salted peanuts
  • 1 jar (16 oz) dry-roasted unsalted peanuts

Steps

  • 1
    In 4-quart or larger slow cooker, place candy coatings. Cover; heat on Low heat setting 2 to 3 hours, stirring occasionally, until completely melted.
  • 2
    Pour peanuts over melted candy mixture, and stir until coated. Drop by tablespoonsful onto cooking parchment or waxed paper. Allow to set completely, approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Be sure to keep the slow cooker on Low heat, and stir the candy occasionally to prevent scorching.
  • tip 2
    If scorching occurs, mix in 2 tablespoons of white vegetable shortening to thin the mixture.
  • tip 3
    This recipe can be doubled if you have a large slow cooker.

Nutrition

300 Calories, 21g Total Fat, 6g Protein, 21g Total Carbohydrate, 17g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
190
Total Fat
21g
33%
Saturated Fat
9g
45%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
80mg
3%
Potassium
190mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
17g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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