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It's National Peanut Cluster Day❗

Melted Chocolate mixed with peanuts, the perfect combination of salty and sweet. Oh my what could be better.

According to, "Two things had to happen for peanut clusters to even exist. First, a method had to be invented for the cocoa bean to be processed and transformed into what we know as chocolate. That process wasn't widely used until about the late 1890s and just about the same time the second extraordinary thing happened; agriculture found a way to grow the peanut and bring it to the public with steel tools and steam power. 

It didn't take long for confectioneries to add the now readily available peanuts to melted chocolate. The sheer simplicity of the salty peanuts added to sweetened chocolate is a mouthwatering temptation few can resist, even today. Candy makers find them to be a popular addition to cookie tins or other holiday baskets. Their simplicity allows bakers to easily round out any cookie or bar tray. They also quickly satisfy a snack craving without much effort at all."

In honor of today, here's a few ways you can pay homage:

📍Purchase and snack on some peanut clusters.

📍Whip up a batch to share with friends and family: 𝗖𝗵𝗼𝗰𝗼𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝗣𝗲𝗮𝗻𝘂𝘁 𝗖𝗹𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿𝘀


1 package (8 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate squares for baking

3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)

1 cup cocktail peanuts

1 cup raisins


In (2-qt.) Saucepan, melt chocolate squares over low heat, stirring with Silicone Spoon until melted and smooth. Slowly stir in sweetened condensed milk, stirring until well blended. Remove from heat.

Stir in peanuts and raisins. Using Small Scoop, drop about 36 scoopfuls onto a 15 x 18-inch piece of Parchment Paper.

Refrigerate until set. Store in airtight container in cool dry place.

𝗬𝗶𝗲𝗹𝗱: about 3 dozen servings of 1 cluster

𝗡𝘂𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝗽𝗲𝗿 𝘀𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗶𝗻𝗴: Calories 90, Total Fat 5 g, Sodium 25 mg, Fiber less than 1g

𝗦𝗺𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗦𝗰𝗼𝗼𝗽 # 𝟮𝟱𝟯𝟬

𝗦𝗶𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝗠𝗮𝘁 # 𝟭𝟳𝟯𝟮

𝗦𝗶𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝗦𝗽𝗼𝗼𝗻 #𝟭𝟬𝟬𝟲𝟴𝟰

Don't have these item on hand, don't panic. Pick them up here⬇️

ACTION STEP: Invite friends and family over and make this salty, but sweet, crispy-crunchy treat. Then let me know in the comments how they turned out or kick your kitchen up a notch by booking your cooking show here:

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