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Christmas Recipes – PEANUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE BALLS June 4, 2007

PEANUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE BALLS

FILLING
1 c. chunky peanut butter
1/4 c. butter, softened
1-3/4 c. powdered sugar
2 c. crisp rice cereal
COATING
1 c. butterscotch-flavored chips
1 c. semi-sweet real chocolate chips
1-1/2 T. shortening

In large mixer bowl combine peanut butter and butter. Beat at medium
speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy (1 minute). Continue
beating, gradually adding powdered sugar and scraping bowl often,
until smooth (1-2 minutes). By hand, stir in cereal.Shape rounded
teaspoonfuls of peanut butter mixture into balls; place on waxed
paper-lined baking sheet. Cover, refrigerate at least 1 hour.In 1-
quart saucepan combine all coating ingredients. Cook over medium
heat, stirring constantly, until smooth (3-4 minutes). Remove from
heat.Using a spoon, dip peanut butter balls into chocolate mixture,
letting excess chocolate drip off. Place on waxed paper-lined baking
sheet. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes to set. 4 dozen candies.

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