Christmas Recipes

Recipes for Christmas – Holiday Recipes

Peanut Butter Chocolate Balls November 29, 2007



1 c. chunky peanut butter

1/4 c. butter, softened

1-3/4 c. powdered sugar

2 c. crisp rice cereal


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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