Peanut Butter Balls I


This is one of my favorite recipes. Whenever I visit my mother she always has a batch waiting for me.

2 to 4 - dozen


  • 4 tablespoons butter

  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar

  • 1 cup shredded coconut

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

  • cup peanut butter

  • ½ cup maraschino cherries, chopped

  • 2 ¼ cups semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1 cup flaked coconut


  1. Melt butter or margarine over low heat. Remove from heat and mix melted butter, confectioners' sugar, coconut, walnuts, peanut butter and cherries. Form into small balls. Chill until firm.

  2. Melt chocolate chips over low heat. Stick a toothpick into each ball and dip into chocolate. Roll chocolate covered peanut butter balls in coconut to coat. Chill.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

120 Calories
8g Fat
13g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 120
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 33mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 2g
Calcium 8mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 78mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.