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Maple Peanut Delights

Meet the Cook: This wonderful candy recipe makes a big batch - enough to fill several Christmas gift boxes and still have treats left for my husband, Albert, and our grandchildren. One of our daughters-in-law shared the recipe a few years ago. -Katie Stutzman, Goshen, Indiana
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    about 8 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 6 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 2 pounds dark chocolate candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup chopped peanuts

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter, confectioners' sugar and flavoring until smooth. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Shape into 1-in. balls. In a microwave, melt candy coating, stirring often. Dip balls in coating; sprinkle with peanuts. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 208 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 46mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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