Holiday Peanut Clusters

Holiday Peanut Clusters

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Jill Cooks


I snagged this from Peter Pan himself when I needed something in a hurry to fill cookie tins with. They are irresistible and the best part is you do not have to bake them.

I have to confess that I use Jiff peanut butter. The others just don't cut it for me. ;)


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    12.6 oz. package red and green m&m's
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    11 oz. package butterscotch chips
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    1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
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    2 (12 oz. cans) cocktail peanuts

How to Make Holiday Peanut Clusters


  1. Combine M&M's, chips, and peanut butter in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute; stir. Continue microwaving and stirring, in 30-second intervals, until chips and peanut butter are melted.
  2. Stir in peanuts; drop mixture by heaping tablespoonfuls on baking sheet lined with parchment or waxed paper. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.

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About Holiday Peanut Clusters

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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