Crock Pot Candy: No-Bake Chocolate Confection
Not really a cookie, but it’s cut like one! Crock Pot Candy
is mixed together in (you guessed it!) your crock pot.
You leave it and forget it for about an hour. Then come
back, stir it, let it cook for a few minutes more, pour it, let it set … and
voila, you have an a-m-a-z-i-n-g confection.
It’s a super easy recipe (your 6-year-old can make it) and yields
That’s one reason it’s a good one to use to make gifts for teachers,
neighbors, family members or to take to a party as a dish to pass.
Because if you make it and keep it, you’ll probably eat it
Prep time: <5 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Set time: about an hour
Makes about 60-120 pieces (depending upon how you cut them)
16 ounces unsalted peanuts
16 ounces salted peanuts
4 ounces (one bar) German chocolate baking bar, broken into
2 cups (12-ounce bag) semi-sweet chocolate chips
2-24 ounce packages vanilla almond bark, broken into pieces
Directions for Crock Pot Candy
- Line a 13 x 9 baking pan with waxed paper or parchment paper
so that the liner extends beyond the ends of the pan. Set the pan aside.
- Layer ingredients in the crock pot in this order: nuts,
German chocolate bar pieces, chocolate chips, vanilla almond bark pieces.
- Cover the crock pot and cook the ingredients on low for 1
- Remove the crock pot lid. Stir the ingredients thoroughly
until the nuts are covered with melted candy and the chocolate and almond bark
are well combined. There will likely be a few pieces of candy that are not
fully melted. If so, cover the crock pot and let the ingredients cook for
another 10 minutes on low. Do not overcook.
- Remove the crock pot lid. Stir the candy to ensure it is
completely melted and blended together. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan.
- Place the pan in the refrigerator for an hour so the candy
- Remove the pan from the refrigerator. Grasp ends of pan
liner to lift candy out of the pan. Set it on a cutting board. Use a sharp
knife to cut candy into pieces.
- Place candy in an air-tight container with waxed paper in
between layers. Store it in the refrigerator.
Special Baking Tips
for Crock Pot Candy
You can substitute any kind of nuts for the peanuts (such as
almonds or pecans) when you use a combined 32 ounces of nuts. Make sure half
are unsalted and half are salted.
Do not let chocolate overheat or it will seize and become
You can cut the candy into evenly-shaped pieces or simply
let the knife break it up into various shapes and sizes.
See more Easy No-Bake Cookies on our Pinterest board.
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