Crock Pot Salty Sweet Candy is an easy to make dessert everyone loves! Just throw everything in your slow cooker and you’ll have treats for everyone on your nice list!
The holidays are here and boy did they sneak up on me. With so many things going on it can be hard to fit everything in. From shopping to parties to making those yummy cookie trays, where do you find the time? This Crock Pot Salty Sweet Candy is one of my go-to holiday treats. It’s crazy easy to make and everyone loves it. It’s a great food gift for neighbors, a yummy addition to any cookie plate, and a perfect poppable treat for your holiday party!
CROCK POT SALTY SWEET CANDY!
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My family loves to make and receive cookie plates. We have about 20 families we like to deliver treats to each holiday season. One recipe I can always count on is Crock Pot Candy. This year I went with a white candy instead of my regular milk chocolate. This is one of my family’s favorite Christmas candy recipes and it makes a HUGE batch!
I just took the chocolate recipe and replaced the milk chocolate with white chocolate. It works great! Now some like to use unsalted peanuts in this dessert, but I really like to use dry roasted peanuts they have a slightly salty coating to them for this candy. The pretzels aren’t too salty either and work perfectly. I am a huge fan of all things salty and sweet.
I would love to say this is a “dump it and forget it” kind of recipe but because we’re working with chocolate and candy it requires a bit more attention. That being said, you can put the ingredients in your slow cooker and leave them for an hour to do other things! I usually set a timer because I don’t want to forget the candy in the crock pot and ruin the whole batch. Then, I used a small cookie scoop to portion the candy onto parchment paper (a silicone mat works fine too). And because I can’t leave things alone around Christmas, I put sprinkles on to make them extra festive! This really is the easiest crock pot candy recipe! If you loved this recipe, be sure to try some of my other best crock pot recipes. They’re sure to be a hit with your family!
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Tools used to make this Crock Pot Salty Sweet Candy recipe
Slow Cooker: I love this crock pot! The lid is very secure and I can pack it up and take it on the go if I’m heading to a potluck. This slow cooker is a workhorse in my kitchen and has worked great for years!
Baking Sheet: A nice big baking sheet is a must have for any kitchen. This half pan sheet is large than a regular cookie and works great for anything you’re baking.
Silicone Mat: I use a silicone mat on my baking sheet practically everytime I bake. The mat makes for easy cleanup and my foods don’t stick to the pan.
Cookie Scoop: Cookie scoops are my favorite way to portion dough and batter when I’m baking. This set has 3 different sizes so I get the right amount in each scoop.
- 2 pounds white chocolate candy coating
- 6- ounce white chocolate baking bar
- 12 ounces white chocolate chips
- 3 cups dry roasted peanuts
- 2 ½ cups pretzel twists broken in small pieces
- Festive sprinkles if desired
- Place white chocolate candy coating, white chocolate baking bar, white chocolate chips in a crock pot that has been set on LOW.
- Heat candy for 1- 1-½ hours until melted. Uncover; stir the chocolate mixture.
- Stir in peanuts and broken pretzels until completely coated in the candy.
- Drop by spoonfuls (i like to use a small cookie scoop) onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone mat. If desired, top candy with sprinkles. Allow candy to set for at least one hour.
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