Butterscotch Peanut Candy
Contributed by Diane S.

 1 package (11-1/2 ounces) milk chocolate chips
 1 package (10 ounces) butterscotch chips
 1 teaspoon butter-flavored shortening
 3 cups salted peanuts

In a microwave, heat chips and shortening, uncovered, at 50% power for 3
minutes or until melted. Stir until smooth. Add peanuts. Drop by
tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate until
firm, about 45 minutes. Yield: 2-1/4 pounds (3-1/2 to 4 dozen).

Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in an 850-watt microwave.

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