Fruity Nut Drops

Sheri Zarnick


This Candy is inspired for my Mother's love of chocolate covered peanuts, chocolate covered raisins, and chocolate covered cherries. So I combined all of her favorites into one chocolate covered drop of goodness.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min


  • 1 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c
    milk chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c
    dark chocolate chips
  • 1 can(s)
    sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 Tbsp
    light corn syrup
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    cashews, salted, coarsely chopped
  • 1 c
    peanuts, dry roasted, unsalted coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    dried sweet cherries
  • 1/2 c
    dried cranberries
  • 1/2 c
    golden raisins

How to Make Fruity Nut Drops


  1. In a heavy saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips with the sweetened condensed milk and corn syrup for 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat stir in vanilla until blended. Stir in nuts and fruits.
  2. Drop by Tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper lined baking sheets. Refrigerate for 3 hours or until firm.
    * makes 2 1/2 pounds.

Printable Recipe Card

About Fruity Nut Drops

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

Show 3 Comments & Reviews

15 Healthy Meal Prep Ideas

15 Healthy Meal Prep Ideas

Is your goal for the year to eat healthier? We’re here to help. These healthy meal prep recipes will make sticking to your diet easier than ever. Not only is meal prepping proven to help you eat healthier, but these nutritious meals are also delicious and sure to cure your cravings.

16 Quick-Fix Winter Dinner Ideas

16 Quick-Fix Winter Dinner Ideas

Dinners in under 60 minutes! For those nights where you need to get dinner on the family ASAP, these quick-fix dinners are here to help. Who says that homemade delicious meals require hours to make? These yummy, family-friendly dinners only need an hour from start to finish. Scroll down for classic recipes, new dinner ideas, […]

8 Make at Home Stir-Fry Recipes

8 Make at Home Stir-Fry Recipes

Have a craving for stir-fry but don’t want to grab take out? Well, we’ve found 8 stir-fry recipes you can make at home. Stir-fry recipes can typically be prepared quickly which is ideal if you’re looking for a last-minute meal. From chicken to beef and veggie, these restaurant-quality recipes are loaded with flavor and delicious […]