Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

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.

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.


Most Helpful

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!

~*Miss Diggy*~ December 30, 2002

Miss Annie, these are addictive! I had to hide them from everyone to make sure they make it to my Christmas trays. They are soooo easy and delicious. I am so happy that I noticed someone tag them on 'zaar tag and that I popped them in my cookbook :) I got 35 out of the recipe and it took 3 minutes to soften the chips in my microwave on 60% power. I used Toll House for both kinds of chips. I was very surprised that these did not taste overly can really taste the chocolate, which is fine with me :) Thanks for sharing...these are going to be a holiday standard from now on!

Karen=^..^= December 12, 2002

Unbelievable! Everyone was SO impressed, I couldn't bring myself to tell them how easy these were to make. Perfect recipe, in my opinion. (My husband, however, thought they were too rich so I did a batch using peanut butter chips instead of the butterscotch. And, they were equally as good.)

Debbb February 04, 2003

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