Holy Smackeroos! Easy Chocolate Peanut Candies

Holy Smackeroos! Easy Chocolate Peanut Candies created by Lalaloula

I NEEDED a chocolate fix, searched the net for chocolate candy I could make fast but not have to stand there and do it. (I wasn't lazy, just busy crocheting) and still the fix got hold of me. Came up with this recipe from several I read and what was in my cupoard) So thank you Zaarites and www for giving me some clues and assistance. NOTE- DH had 1 then 10 then took them to hunting camp. They were the winning hand candy as he did not want to part. When someone won the hand they got a chocolate. LOL The guys called and said I need to double this batch for next camp trip! Pinnochle and Chocolate LOL

Ready In:
1hr 20mins
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ingredients

  • 18 ounces chocolate chips (semi or milk or a combination of the 2)
  • 1 12 cups roasted nuts (more can be used up to 2 1/2 c)
  • 4 ounces white chocolate, candy bar broken up (or white baking chips)

directions

  • put everything in crockpot, stir, turn on low 45 minutes.
  • turn to low 15 minute.
  • stir every 15 minutes to coat nuts, and let chunks move around for melting.
  • drop by teaspoons onto wax paper.
  • let cool.
  • VOILA.
  • NOTE! timing for crocks are different as newer ones heat hotter and faster.
  • -stirring every 15 minutes allows for blending and checking.
  • - note for nuts- can use more, I JUST WANTED CHOCOLATE LOL.
  • Prep time includes turning out onto wax paper.
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"I NEEDED a chocolate fix, searched the net for chocolate candy I could make fast but not have to stand there and do it. (I wasn't lazy, just busy crocheting) and still the fix got hold of me. Came up with this recipe from several I read and what was in my cupoard) So thank you Zaarites and www for giving me some clues and assistance. NOTE- DH had 1 then 10 then took them to hunting camp. They were the winning hand candy as he did not want to part. When someone won the hand they got a chocolate. LOL The guys called and said I need to double this batch for next camp trip! Pinnochle and Chocolate LOL"
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  1. CookieMonster2323
    Love it, love it, love it! This was such a low-maintenance way to make chocolate-covered peanuts-pour it in, stir it every 15 minutes, plop it onto waxed paper to cool. Awesome! I used the combination of 1 bag of milk chocolate chips with half a bag of semi-sweet chocolate chips and a quarter bag of white chocolate chips. The end result chocolate flavor could not have been more perfect and I would make it exactly like that again next time. These got raving reviews from all who tried them and we'll definitely be making them again. Thank you!
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  2. Annacia
    Step aside or get pushed out of the way when the family or group spot these. So easy and a sure fire winner. I used 60% dark chocolate, very rough chopped salted cashews (no peanuts on hand) and Lindt white chocolate. They looked amazing too, I added the nuts to the chocolate first to get them all covered and then added the white chocolate and mixed just enough to get marbled nut candies. This simple recipe is an all time keeper.
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  3. diner524
    I love peanuts and chocolate together!! I am thinking that next time I might want to make some softened caramel, add some peanuts to make a cluster, then dip them into the chocolate, yum!!! Thanks so much for sharing the recipe. My white chocolate chips didn't want to melt and I think it got too hot and then seized up the chocolate in the end. I added some oil and it smoothed it out enough to keep and eat them without a problem. Thanks so much for sharing the recipe. Made for "I Recommend Tag Game".
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  4. Lalaloula
    This is sooooooo great! Loved the ease of prep and the yummy results! Totally delish! <br/>The white and brown chocolate go great together and melt in your mouth. The roasted nuts are an unexptected crunch and make this special. I can see this being a great gift during holiday season or anytime really.<br/>I scaled down to make 10 clusters and added about 2 tbs more nuts to get thicker clusters, but somehow ended up with only 7. Ah well, I might have made them bigger than you. No worries, next time, Ill make more for sure.<br/>THANK YOU SO MUCH for sharing a real winner with us, Connie!
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  5. Lalaloula
    Holy Smackeroos! Easy Chocolate Peanut Candies Created by Lalaloula
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