This recipe for peanuts with chocolate is a quick and easy snack that’s perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth. The combination of salty peanuts and sweet chocolate is a classic flavor pairing that’s hard to resist. Enjoy these clusters as a midday snack or as a sweet treat after dinner.


  • 1 cup unsalted peanuts
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil

Preparation time: 10 minutes Total time: 30 minutes


  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, melt the chocolate chips and vegetable oil in the microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring between each interval until smooth.
  3. Add the peanuts to the melted chocolate and stir to coat evenly.
  4. Spread the chocolate-covered peanuts in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Allow the chocolate to set at room temperature for about 20 minutes, or until firm.
  6. Once the chocolate has set, break the peanuts apart into clusters.
  7. Store the chocolate-covered peanuts in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week.