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Chow Clusters

Chow Clusters

"Simple and delicious ...more like candy. Peanuts work well in place of the cashews or try a combination of both!"
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servings 301 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings


  • Calories:
  • 301 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 17.5 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.1g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 115 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a heavy saucepan, combine chocolate and butterscotch chips. Melt, stirring constantly over low heat.
  2. Remove when melted and add chow mein noodles. Add cashews or peanuts. Mix quickly to coat Dip out tablespoons onto wax paper. Cool. (Can also melt chips in the microwave.)

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  1. 19 Ratings

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I've been making a cookie like this for years and called it "Scotch Crunchies". My recipe has one cup of cashews instead of 1/2 cup, but I've also noticed you can adjust this recipe to your tas...

Most helpful critical review

Was so excited to try out this recipe. The butterscotch was so overpowering I couldn't taste anything else. No one in my family cared for them.

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I've been making a cookie like this for years and called it "Scotch Crunchies". My recipe has one cup of cashews instead of 1/2 cup, but I've also noticed you can adjust this recipe to your tas...

For a high fiber snack, use Fiber One cereal instead, it looks just like Chow Mein Noodles, and covered with chocolate you can't tell the difference.

I made these last December (2001) and brought them to work as a snack. There were a hit. A friend asked for the recipe to make them with his daugther for Christams. Tip: Once you put everything ...

My kids have enjoyed these for about 18 years now! They are a wonderful candy! We call ours, Chinese New Year Candy, but it goes by many names. We use, 1- 12oz. bag semi sweet choc. chips, 1- 12...

This is ALMOST the same recipe that my family has been using for years. We love them- always a crowd pleaser. Here's a few things we've found out over the years. (1) Using Peanuts (salted or u...

This recipe is easy and fun to do with others. Good recipe for kids! The only downside is that the chocolate melts fast, so if you don't serve these cold, they get all over everyones fingers a...

I love this recipe. I like using dark chocolate and milk chocolate, but on occasion use white chocolate, dried cranberries and pecans. Everyone is amazed at how easy this recipe is.

These are so simple to make and a great treat for kids to help with. I used 1 cup cashews instead of 1/2 cup. These ARE very sweet, so make them small. I think you can do a lot of fun variati...

Five stars for easy! The grandkids loved them. Yes, they are sweet - they are supposed to be! I added more nuts - but that is just because we all like lots of nuts!

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