Chocolate Peanuts Recipe: Sweet Crunch in Minutes

A chocolate peanuts recipe is a quick and easy snack where crunchy peanuts are coated in rich, melted chocolate for a deliciously addictive treat.

Craving a treat that combines the smooth, sultry allure of chocolate with the crunch of peanuts? You’re in the right spot, my cocoa-loving friend! This quick, fun, and utterly irresistible chocolate peanuts recipe has got all the deets you need. Get ready to wow your taste buds and make your kitchen smell heavenly!


Chocolate Peanuts

chocolate peanuts

Prepare for a nutty, chocolaty love affair with these delectable chocolate peanuts. Perfect for movie nights, party favors, or a mid-week treat, they’ll have you saying, “I can’t believe I made these!” ever so often. Let’s get cracking!

  • Cooking Method: Stovetop
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Cuisine Type: American


  • 1 cup unsalted peanuts
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Cooking Instructions

  1. Place a heatproof bowl over a pot of simmering water. Add chocolate chips and coconut oil, stirring until smooth and melted.
  2. Remove from heat, and stir in vanilla extract and sea salt.
  3. Fold in the unsalted peanuts until they are fully coated in the chocolate mixture.
  4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Drop spoonfuls of the chocolate-coated peanuts onto the tray.
  5. Let them set in the refrigerator for about 1 hour until firm. Avoid sneaky snacking!
  6. Once set, break into clusters or enjoy as individual bites.


  • Alternative Flavors: Swap semisweet chocolate with dark or milk chocolate.
  • Mix-Ins: Try adding shredded coconut, dried fruits, or sprinkle with a touch of cayenne pepper for a kick.
  • Storage: Keep in an airtight container in a cool place for up to two weeks. If they last that long!
  • Garnishing: Dust with cocoa powder or drizzle with white chocolate for an extra fancy look.