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Christmas Candy Recipes
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Santa Claus Candy Clusters Recipe

Recipe: Santa Claus Candy Clusters Recipe
Category: Christmas Candy Recipes
Student Level: preschool, kindergarten, elementary

Ingredients:

1 (6 oz.) pkg. semisweet chocolate pieces
1/3 C butter
16 large marshmallows
1/4 C peanut butter, crunchy
1/2 t vanilla extract
2 C oats
1 C coconut, flaked

Instructions:

  • Place the chocolate in a large saucepan over low heat.
  • Add the butter and marshmallows.
  • Cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until melted together and smooth.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the peanut butter.
  • Pour in the vanilla and stir just to combine.
  • Add the oats and coconut and stir until incorporated into the ingredients well.
  • Place wax paper onto a large baking sheet.
  • Drop the mixture by teaspoonfuls on the prepared sheet about 1 in. apart.
  • Refrigerate for 2 hours or until candy is firm.

Serving Size:  3 dozen

Never double a candy recipe.  This can cause increased cooking time which in turn can ruin the quality of the candy.  If a double amount is needed make a second batch using the same ingredients.

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