Tropical Candy Clusters

  • Servings: dozen candies
  • Serving Size: 6
  • Nutrition: See Below
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (12 oz. pkg.) milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup (6 oz. pkg.) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 (14 oz.) can Eagle Brand® Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped toasted almonds or macadamia nuts*
  • 1 cup chopped candied pineapple
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cups flaked coconut

Instructions

  • LINE baking sheet with wax paper.
  • COMBINE both chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk and salt in 2-quart microwave-safe dish. Cook on HIGH (100% power) 3 minutes or until chips melt, stirring after each 1 1/2 minutes. Stir in almonds, pineapple and coconut.
  • DROP by heaping teaspoonfuls onto prepared baking sheet. Chill 1 hour or until firm.
  • STOVE TOP METHOD
  • Melt chocolate chips with sweetened condensed milk and salt in heavy saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat. Proceed as above.
  • *To toast nuts: Place nuts in dry nonstick skillet. Cook over medium heat, shaking pan until nuts are lightly browned.
  • Instead of pineapple, other dried fruit, such as mango, cherries or cranberries, can be used.
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