RECIPE: Texas Millionaires

ginger_st_thomasAugust 2, 2003

TEXAS MILLIONAIRES (about 4 dozen)

2 cups semisweet chocolate morsels

2 cups butterschotch morsels

2 cups dry-roasted, lightly salted peanuts

2 cups shoestring potatoes

Combine morsels in top of a double boiler. Bring water to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring constantly until morsels are melted & smooth.

Remove from heat; stir in peanuts & potatoes. Drop by spoonfuls onto waxed paper-lined cookie sheet. Let set for 30-45 minutes. Store in an airtight container.~~

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roselin32

Gees, I love it when you post these low calorie recipes!
Thanx a lot, Ginger.

    Bookmark   August 2, 2003 at 8:42AM
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Marlen

Hey, Roselin, for a Texas Millionaire I will throw calorie caution to the wind! LOL
Thanks, Ginger! This looks like something fun to do with the nieces and nephews when they ask to bake with Aunt Marlen.

    Bookmark   August 2, 2003 at 9:56AM
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Ilene29

They do sound like something you can do with kids.
I will hace too have my niece bering her two girls over and can fix it sometime. One is 5 and the other one is two and my niece always says that the two is always beating up on the 5 year old.

    Bookmark   August 2, 2003 at 1:01PM
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Marlen

LOL Ilene! I have a lot of nieces and nephews and what you say also holds true for me. It seems the younger kids win out over the older ones! LOLOL

    Bookmark   August 2, 2003 at 1:38PM
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lindac

My daughter and her friends used to make that when they were in JR high.....
I forget what they called them....They liked to melt the chocolate in the micro.....and occasionally would have it freeze.....then they could just eat the chocolate chips in a lump! LOL!
They invented many variations....some using Chinese noodles instead of the potatoes...or when I was out of nuts, whatever kind of cereal they could find......
Those little girls were big time into melting various chips and mixing stuff into it!
And today I have the second generation with me of melted chocolate chip candys!....but I think it'll be snickerdoodles again today!
Linda C

    Bookmark   August 2, 2003 at 1:47PM
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pixistix

Awww, brings back memories . . . my little kidlets used to make these into nests for Easter and put jelly beans in them . . . hey! . . . do you think this means they'll MARRY Texas millionaires?!?

    Bookmark   August 2, 2003 at 1:57PM
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roselin32

Pixistix-I'm still buying up those Lotto tickets so guess hope springs eternal!

    Bookmark   August 2, 2003 at 6:11PM
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