Microwave Peanut Clusters
- Place the vanilla-flavored confectioners coating and the chocolate pieces in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microcook, uncovered, in a microwave oven on 100 percent power (HIGH) about 2 to 3 minutes or just until the mixture becomes smooth when stirred. Stir in the peanuts.
- Drop peanut mixture from a teaspoon onto a baking sheet lined with parchment or waxed paper. Chill about 30 minutes or until firm. Store tightly covered in refrigerator. Makes about 36 pieces.
From the Test Kitchen
Microwave Butterscotch Peanut Clusters:
Prepare Microwave Peanut Clusters as directed above, except substitute 1/2 pound cut-up butterscotch-flavored confectioners coating for the vanilla-flavored confectioners coating.
Up to 1 week ahead prepare clusters. Store in the refrigerator in a tightly covered container.
Nutrition Facts (Microwave Peanut Clusters)
- Per serving:
- 105 kcal ,
- 7 g fat
- (3 g sat. fat ,
- 0 mg chol. ,
- 35 mg sodium ,
- 7 g carb. ,
- 1 g fiber ,
- 2 g pro.