And best of all? They literally took about 5 minutes to make. They were so, so easy -- no baking required, just cooling time. I could barely wait for them to cool long enough before I dug in. Joe and I (and Andrew, but to a much lesser extent) ate the whole batch in 3 days. I omitted the chocolate-covered raisins called for in the original recipe and added an extra cup of peanuts, and we just loved these treats. They would be a wonderful last-minute addition to your treat trays!
Sticks and Stones Candy Clusters
source: adapted from Allrecipes
1 1/3 cups butterscotch chips
1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
2 cups thin pretzel sticks
3 cups dry roasted peanuts
1. Butter a 9 x 13 inch glass baking dish.
2. Microwave butterscotch chips, chocolate chips, and peanut butter in large, microwave-safe bowl on high power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth.
3. Add pretzels and peanuts; stir well to coat. Spread into prepared baking dish.
4. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm. Break into bite-size pieces.