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Easy Christmas Crockpot Candy | The easiest homemade candy ever!  Just 4 simple ingredients, a slow cooker, and some holiday sprinkles... and you'll love the chocolate peanut clusters! | The Chunky Chef | #homemadecandy #crockpotcandy #peanutclusters #chocolatecandy #holidaybaking #candyrecipes
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Easy Christmas Crockpot Candy

Give your oven a break during the holiday and make this easy Christmas crockpot candy! It only takes 4 simple ingredients and a slow cooker!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dessert, Desserts
Cuisine: American
Servings: 80 - 90 candy clusters
Calories: 146kcal
Author: The Chunky Chef

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs white almond bark (might be labeled as white candy coating) , broken or chopped into smaller squares
  • 12 oz bag semisweet chocolate chips
  • 4 oz bar German sweet chocolate, broken or chopped into smaller squares
  • 32 oz dry roasted or cocktail peanuts
  • holiday sprinkles (optional)

Instructions

  • If desired, spray slow cooker insert lightly with non-stick cooking spray.  Add chopped almond bark, chocolate chips and German chocolate.
  • Place a clean, dry kitchen towel over the top of the slow cooker, then place lid on top of that.  Cook on HIGH for 1 hour.  Reduce heat to LOW, and cook 1 more hour (or until fully melted), stirring every 15-20 minutes.
  • Remove lid and towel (be careful not to let any condensation drip into melted chocolate), and add peanuts, stirring well to combine.
  • Line several baking sheets with wax paper.  Drop candy mixture by spoonfuls onto wax paper (or use small cookie scoop).  If using sprinkles, sprinkle onto clusters before they harden.  
  • Refrigerate (if possible) 30 minutes to 1 hour, until set.  If unable to refrigerate, let stand on counter at room temperature until set.  Store in a cool place in an airtight container.

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Nutrition

Calories: 146kcal