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.

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About Fruity Nut Drops

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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