The best way to enjoy a sweet treat without the need for sugar are these Diabetic Chocolate Peanut Clusters. They're made with sugar free melted chocolate mixed together with salted peanuts.
This recipe is perfect for family members who can't enjoy a full sugar treat and are looking for diabetic friendly desserts like my Sugarless Peanut Butter Cookies.
I can't tell you how many emails I receive asking for more sugar free desserts. These clusters are my first non-bake diabetic desserts that only uses TWO ingredients! How easy is that?
Diabetic Christmas Cookies are very popular on the site, so I thought it would be fun to follow up that recipe with these Diabetic Chocolate Peanut Clusters.
This is going to become one of your favorite easy sugar-free desserts. The best part about this recipe is you don't need a crock pot to melt the chocolate.
Simply melt the sugar-free chocolate in the microwave. Next, combine with the peanuts. Finally, wait for the melted chocolate to harden!
Remember, always consult with your doctor if you have any questions regarding any sugar-free dessert recipes.
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Main Ingredients Needed
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- Sugar-free milk chocolate morsels or bars. For this recipe I used Hershey Sugar Free Chocolate
- Roasted salted nuts
Baking Tip: Not a fan of peanuts? Substitute them with your favorite! Almonds work great and so do walnuts.
Step-by Step Directions
Step 1: Melt the Chocolate
- Place the chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl.
- Heat in the microwave for 15 seconds and then stir vigorously. If the chocolate is not melted and smooth, heat in 15 second increments.
- Stir well between each heating cycle until the chocolate is completely melted.
Step 2: Add the Peanuts
- In a small bowl, add the peanuts and chocolate.
- Stir together until the chocolate has completely coated the nuts.
Step 3: Place on Cookie Sheet
- Prepare a baking tray with parchment baking sheets or waxed paper.
- Using a small cookie scoop or two spoons, drop mounds of the chocolate-covered nuts onto the parchment paper.
- Drizzle any remaining chocolate over the mounds.
Step 4: Allow the Candies to Harden
- Finally, allow the chocolate to set at room temperature.
- You can also do this step in the refrigerator until hardened.
- Then place in a storage container. Make sure you place either parchment paper between the layers. Waxed paper works too.
- You can store these Diabetic Chocolate Peanut Clusters at room temperature, in the refrigerator or in the freezer.
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Frequently Asked Recipe Questions
Sugar free chocolate usually is sweetened with a sugar substitute that has no effect on raising your blood sugar. You should always consult with your family physician to ensure this is something you can eat.
For this recipe, I used sugar-free Hersheys bars. They worked great. Feel free to substitute another brand if you prefer.
Ready for more great recipes? Try these other Diabetic Cookies:
- 1 ½ cup sugar free chocolate morsels or bars
- 1 cup roasted, salted peanuts
Prepare a baking tray with parchment baking sheets or waxed paper.
Place the chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat in the microwave for 15 seconds and then stir vigorously. If the chocolate is not melted and smooth, heat in 15 second increments, stirring well between each heating cycle until the chocolate is melted.
In a small bowl, add the peanuts and chocolate. Stir together until the chocolate has completely coated the nuts.
Using a small cookie scoop or two spoons, drop mounds of the chocolate-covered nuts onto the parchment paper. Drizzle any remaining chocolate over the mounds.
Allow the chocolate to set at room temperature or in the refrigerator until hardened before placing in a storage container. Make sure you place either parchment paper or waxed paper between the layers.
You can store these Diabetic Chocolate Peanut Clusters at room temperature, in the refrigerator or in the freezer.
- I am not a medical or nutritional professional.
- Nothing I express here in this recipe should be taken as medical advice. You should consult with your doctor if you are unsure about the ingredients listed in this recipe.
- The nutritional information provided here in this recipe is as a courtesy to my readers. It is calculated automatically. I cannot guarantee its accuracy. If this data is important to you, please verify with your trusted nutrition calculator.