peanut clusters

Peanut Clusters

Peanut Clusters are one of the easiest Christmas candies to make and enjoy yourself or gift to friends, family and neighbors. This Peanut Clusters recipe is simple and sweet, using only 3 ingredients. If you love sweet and salty, you will love these Chocolate Peanut Clusters!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword candy, chocolate, christmas, dessert, easy dessert, easy recipe, peanut
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 109 kcal
Author Julie Blanner


  • 2 c chocolate chips
  • 1 c peanuts
  • 1 tsp sea salt


  1. Melt chocolate in the microwave in 30 second increments, reducing as chocolate melts to 15 second intervals. Stir until melted and smooth.

  2. Stir in peanuts.
  3. Using a teaspoon, drop onto parchment paper.
  4. Immediately top with fresh cracks of sea salt or sprinkles and allow to set.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

This is so quick and easy you don't need to, but you can make this a crock pot candy! 

You can give them a little color and added crunch by adding sprinkles.

You can also substitute half of the chocolate chips for peanut butter chips. The options are endless!

Nutrition Facts
Peanut Clusters
Amount Per Serving
Calories 109 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 108mg5%
Potassium 45mg1%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 35IU1%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.