In a medium sized bowl, melt chocolate chips and shortening for 1 minute at 50% power.
After one minute, try stirring the chocolate.
If it is not fully melted, try and additional 30 seconds at 50%. Repeat if necessary
Once fully melted, mix together chips and add peanuts.
Drop by tablespoonful onto cupcake liners or waxed paper.
Chill for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.