Easy Peanut Clusters

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Miss Annie

This candy is a must for gifts, parties, or special occasions, especially if your time is limited. NOTE: The butterscotch chips will NOT melt. When they are soft, they look shiney. Do not overcook, as the chocolate will burn. You may use more peanuts if desired. I usually throw in more to make sure the last pieces have some nuts in them.

Top Review by Miss Diggy

I made these and they were soooo easy! I put them on my Christmas goodie plates, and everyone loved them. I got several calls for the recipe. I actually did use different chocolate (ghiradelli) and they turned out fine! THanks!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (6 ounce) package NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels (1 cup) or 1 (6 ounce) package milk chocolate chips (1 cup)
  • 1 (12 ounce) package butterscotch chips
  • 1 (6 ounce) can salted peanuts (1 - 1 1/2 cups)


  1. Microwave chocolate and butterscotch chips in a 2 quart glass dish for 5-6 minutes on 60% power, or until melted.
  2. Watch carefully!
  3. (They don't actually melt, but look very shiny).
  4. Add peanuts and mix well.
  5. Drop by tablespoons on waxed paper.
  6. Cool in refrigerator.
  7. Store in covered container in refrigerator.
  8. I have used different chocolate chips other than Toll House, and they do not work well.

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