Merckens butterscotch wafers are similar to chocolate only do not require tempering. Easy to use for molding and dipping confections. A melt in your mouth snack or party favor. Merckens wafers are made in a plant that manufactures peanut flavored item. Those items are manufactured on segregated equipment. There is no shared machinery or tools. Merckens believes their product to be peanut free but suggest that the decision is a personal one made by the consumer.