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Fruit and Nut Clusters

Packed with sultanas, peel and peanuts, and topped with a little white chocolate, these fruit and nut clusters are only a little bit naughty and a lot nice. 

We’ve decorated them here with red cherries and crushed green pistachio to add a little Christmas magic.

Fruit and Nut clusters

This Fruit and Nut Clusters recipe is a nice variation on the cluster recipes that use only chocolate. Here, the clusters are held together with a biscuit-y mixture and topped with chocolate.

Nana Ling’s Fruit and Nut Clusters recipe

Keep scrolling for the tested and tweaked version.

Fruit and nut clusters recipe

Fruit and Nut Clusters

A festive treat from days gone by.
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: fruit and nut clusters
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 13 minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes
Servings: 18 clusters
Calories: 283kcal

Ingredients

Clusters

  • 115 grams butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup SR flour
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa
  • 230 grams unsalted shelled peanuts
  • 1 cup sultanas
  • 1/4 cup mixed peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla essence

Topping

  • red glace cherries
  • crushed pistachios
  • 225 grams white chocolate

Instructions

  • Cream butter and sugar.
  • Add egg and vanilla essence beat together.
  • Add sifted dry ingredients and mix well.
  • Roll heaped tablespoons (or use a cookie scoop to measure out portions) into balls and place on a tray lined with baking paper – leaving room for a little spreading.
  • Bake at 175 degrees celsius (fan-forced) for 12-13 minutes.
  • Allow to cool then top with melted white chocolate, glace cherries and crushed pistachios (or your choice of topping).

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Nutrition

Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 203mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 177IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg

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