Peanut Clusters in Crock Pot Recipe
If you’ve spent any time on Freebie Finding Mom, you know that one of my most used not-so-secret weapons is the crock pot. This is especially true around the holidays when my already bursting-at-the-seams schedule somehow gets even fuller. (Seriously, I expect my day planner to explode at any moment.) 🙂 In order to spend quality time with loved ones during the holidays without sacrificing my fav foods, I’ve scoured the globe (okay, mostly Pinterest) for easy recipes, like these easy Christmas cookies and delicious crock pot recipes, like this peanut clusters in crock pot recipe. So, if you’d like to have more time to kick back in front of a roaring fire with a steaming mug of hot cocoa (as if, right?) read on for how to make peanut clusters in crock pots.
This peanut clusters in crock pot recipe is beyond simple. Can you stir melted chocolate and peanuts? Great. Then you can tackle this recipe. 🙂 Seriously, all you do is put ingredients in a crock pot, wait around, stir, and then remove from the crock pot. Not too hard right?
In fact, in my opinion, the hardest part of this peanut clusters in crock pot recipe is waiting for them to harden up. I want to start snacking on these yummy clusters pretty much the second I know they won’t burn all the tastebuds off my tongue! 😉
One of my favorite things about this peanut clusters in crock pot recipe (other than the fact that it’s exceedingly simple) is that while decadent and delicious, you do get some protein (and thus some energy) thanks to the peanuts. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not trying to convince you that this peanut clusters in crock pot recipe is healthy but with so may desserts being pure sugar it is nice to get something with a little nutrition in it.
In addition to making a great snack for you and your family during the holidays, this peanut clusters in crock pot recipe makes a great gift. Once the peanut clusters harden up, simply wrap them in some cellophane and top it all off with a pretty bow or ribbon. While this peanut clusters in crock pot recipe may seem like a pretty small gift, I assure you the receiver will appreciate it. (Well, assuming he or she likes peanuts and chocolate….) After all, it is the homemade and heartfelt gifts that tend to be the most memorable.
So… ready to break out the crock pot and get cooking? Let’s do it!
Psst! Looking for more desserts to sweeten you holidays? If this peanut clusters in crock pot recipe isn’t enough to sooth your sweet tooth, be sure to try:
- Christmas tree brownie bites
- Christmas tree peanut butter blossoms
- Reindeer marshmallow pops
- Oreo ornament cookies
- Holiday fudge
1. Place white chocolate, German chocolate, and chocolate chips in the bottom of your slow cooker.
2. Pour peanuts on top.
3. Cover and cook on high for 60 minutes.
Note: Do not stir or remove lid.
4. After 60 minutes, stir well and cook for another 60 minutes stirring every 15 minutes.
5. Use a tablespoons to scoop out chocolate peanuts and place on parchment paper.
Note: You can make the clusters as big or small as you like.
6. Let harden at room temperature for about an hour and enjoy!
This peanut clusters in crock pot recipe isn’t the only thing your slow cooker can lend a hand with this holiday season. Other favorite crock pot recipes of mine include: