Peanut Butter Clusters

Peanut Butter Clusters


"Overindulging in empty calories is a holiday hazard. Here are ways to pack treats with nutrients, using delicious dried fruits, nuts, spices, whole-grain cereals and even chocolate. Fruits and nuts are rich in antioxidants; cinnamon suppresses blood sugar spikes; chocolate may help your heart and your mood."


servings 65 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 65 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 3.2 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 19 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Microwave chips in a bowl on high power until melted, about 1 1/2 minutes. Stir. Add remaining ingredients; mix thoroughly. Using your hands, firmly roll into 1-inch balls. Cool.


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  1. 8 Ratings


I'm giving 5 stars because these tasted great, but for some reason, my peanut butter chips wouldn't melt. They just got dry and soft, like they had been overcooked, but I checked it often in th...

What a wonderful, healthy snack!! I melted the peanut butter chips in the microwave then added the remaining ingredients. Couldn't get much easier! I'm anxious to make them for my grandkids f...

Very good and very easy! Will make again :)

These are wonderful! I love having a snack that is somewhat good for you. Thank you Jean for this recipe!

I know many folks hate it when a recipe is changed...but when you don't have all the ingredients on hand, you make due. I used low granola cereal with raisins in place of the peanuts, oats and ...

Rather than shaping them with your hands, since that can get very messy, try using a melon baller that has been sprayed with cooking spray. These are yummy and somewhat healthier than some recip...

Quick and easy, and perfect to make with little ones.

These were just ok for me. I must admit, I was a little surprised by the texture, as they do harden into quite a firm ball. I was expecting something a touch more chewy. These were ok, just n...