Almond Rocky Road Clusters

Today I made Almond Rocky Road Clusters!

6oz semisweet chocolate chips, 1/4C peanut butter,
2T light corn syrup, 2T shortening, 1C slivered almonds, 1C mini marshmallows

Melt chips, peanut butter, corn syrup and shortening.

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Stir until smooth.

Cool 10 minutes. Stir in almonds and marshmallows until just blended.

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Drop by teaspoonfuls onto foil.

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Chill until firm.

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Almond Peanut Chocolates

Today I made Almond Peanut Chocolates!

3 cups sugar, 1/2 tsp salt, 3/4 cup water, 1/4 cup light corn syrup, 1 tsp vinegar, 12 oz milk chocolate chips, 1/2 cup coarsely chopped peanuts, 3/4 cup thinly sliced almonds

In large saucepan, stir first 5 ingredients constantly, until boiling.

Almond Peanut Chocolates

Almond Peanut Chocolates

Stop stirring. Boil 3 minutes without stirring.

Almond Peanut Chocolates

Remove from heat. Cool 5 minutes. Add chips, stirring quickly until melted.

Almond Peanut Chocolates

Almond Peanut Chocolates

Stir in nuts.

Almond Peanut Chocolates

Quickly drop by tsp onto foil-lined cookie sheets, before mixture solidifies.

Almond Peanut Chocolates

Almond Peanut Chocolates

Chill one half hour or more. Store in fridge.

Almond Peanut Chocolates