A close up picture of two chocolate candies!

Chocolate Covered Cashews Recipe

Chocolate Covered Cashews Recipe - Salty cashews are covered in rich delicious chocolate and melted peanut butter chips with just a pinch of chili powder. A bit of canola oil gets the chocolate and peanut butter all melty and delicious. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 36 servings
Calories 152kcal
Author Deb Clark


  • 2 8 oz. cans cashews
  • 1 10 oz. semi sweet chocolate morsels
  • 1 8 oz. peanut butter morsels
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder


  • Add the chocolate and peanut butter morsels to a heavy bottom pan on the stove. Place it over medium/medium low heat, stirring the entire time.
  • Add the canola oil and chili powder.
  • Melt the chocolate, continue stirring.
  • Stir in the nuts.
  • Using a small ice cream scoop, scoop them onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Refrigerate immediately for at least one hour to allow them to harden. Store in the refrigerator or freezer. 


These freeze great - wrap them individually in plastic and freeze.


Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1.5mg