Crock Pot Candy

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep
1 hr
Cook
20 mins

This recipe was given in one of my recipe swaps and I've been making a batch every Christmas season. Makes a lot! Enough for family and 1 or 2 gift trays.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 16 ounces unsalted dry roasted peanuts
  • 16 ounces lightly salted dry roasted salted peanuts
  • 12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 12 ounces white chocolate chips
  • 16 ounces vanilla bark (I always use almond) or 16 ounces almond bark (I always use almond)

Directions

  1. I whirl my peanuts in the food processor just to grind them a bit but if you prefer just go ahead and use them as is.
  2. Pour peanuts into a large crock-pot; add chips and vanilla or almond bark. Cover and turn setting on low. Now get busy with something else for an hour or so. When you come back, stir mixture with a large spoon making sure all the peanuts are well coated.
  3. Using whatever size spoon is appropriate for you, (I use a small cooking scoop and it just fills the mini muffin cake liners) spoon out on a cookie sheet and let harden.
  4. Keep crock-pot on, no big rush, this is a generous recipe and you will have plenty. When sufficiently hard place in festive containers.
  5. Don't expect it to last very long because each piece is filled with a wonderful taste of chocolate and is chock full of peanuts.