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Crispy Rice Cereal Balls

Rated as 4.45 out of 5 Stars

"The kids (and everyone) loves these. These can be placed in the fridge; however, I try to keep them (for as long as they keep!!) in a cool place."
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Ingredients

servings 276
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Mix together peanut butter, confectioners' sugar, crispy rice cereal, and melted butter.
  2. Roll into balls and place on wax paper til all mixture is used.
  3. Melt chocolate chips and shortening together. Dip balls into this mixture, set on wax paper again and let harden.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 276 calories; 19 25 6.2 8 139 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Very good - reminds me of my mom's Peanut Butter balls! My only comments - I would refrigerate a the mix (dough) a few minutes before trying to form into balls, otherwise they're a sticky mess. ...

Most helpful critical review

The proportions of the ingredients in this recipe are really off. Prepared as written results in a sticky mess. I had to chill the mixture to roll into balls. I had to chill the balls in orde...

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Very good - reminds me of my mom's Peanut Butter balls! My only comments - I would refrigerate a the mix (dough) a few minutes before trying to form into balls, otherwise they're a sticky mess. ...

These are good little morsels that taste like peanut butter cups. Definitely increase the chocolate by at least another 1/4 cup. I highly recommend refrigerating the formed balls for a little bi...

I have used a recipe very similiar to this for years. I put mini paper cups inside of mini-cupcake pans and pat the rice crispie mixture into the bottom then top with chocolate. Easier to freeze...

These are great! I would make one suggestion - you can crush the krispies for a smoother filling. We made little mice shapes and garnished with half peanuts for ears and a pretzel stick tail.

This was a great recipe - I made them for Christnas Day and everyone ate them up quickly. Only thing I did differently (just because it was easier and quicker) was that I drizzled the chocolate...

4+. These are great! My 5 yr old helped me and could almost do the whole thing herself, which is really nice to find recipes that kids can make. She loved eating them too. The only thing I wo...

This recipe is very, very tasty! I used it to make 2 very large Easter eggs and a bunch of small ones (I doubled the recipe). The larger your balls, the less chocolate you're going to need! Just...

Very good peanut butter balls. The crisped rice cereal gives them a nice slightly crunchy texture. I prefer these to the 'smoother' pb balls.

Very tasty and rich, it made 30 bite size balls for me. I had read some of the reviews and I'm glad I did. I crushed the rice cereal down just a bit and then refrigerated the mixture a few minut...