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Peanut Butter Balls II

Rated as 4.65 out of 5 Stars

"It is basically, just what the name implies."
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servings 111 cals
Original recipe yields 72 servings (6 - 7 dozen)


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  1. Mix together peanut butter, butter or margarine, confectioners' sugar, and graham cracker crumbs. Shape into 1 inch balls.
  2. Melt chocolate chips and shortening in top of double boiler. Dip balls into chocolate mixture and let dry on waxed paper. (Poke each ball with a toothpick for easier dipping.)

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 111 calories; 7 g fat; 11.8 g carbohydrates; 1.7 g protein; 7 mg cholesterol; 53 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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These were great. After dipping, I sprinkled with pecans and coconut! Very easy. Tip: Put balls in freezer to firm before dipping. Makes it much easier

Most helpful critical review

Too sweet! My hubby didn't think so... but next time I make these I will only put in 3 cups of sugar and WAY more (2 cups) peanut butter. It could stand to have more graham cracker crumbs, too...

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These were great. After dipping, I sprinkled with pecans and coconut! Very easy. Tip: Put balls in freezer to firm before dipping. Makes it much easier

Everyone in my extended family kept snitching these delicious peanut butter balls this Christmas. I'm a chocolate snob, so I used Ghiradelli semi-sweet chips. I couldn't bear to pollute it wit...

These were a hit at my church's Christmas party. I would recommend TWO bags of chocolate chips though. I did not have enough chocolate to cover all of the peanut butter balls.

This is such a quick recipe to make; and they dissappear just as fast! The only thing I did differently was I used Rice Crispies instead of the graham cracker crumbs and milk chocolate instead...

I used this recipe last year for Christmas presents. The recipe at that time said to combine 1 1/2 ounces of parafin with the chocolate chips, rather than the shortening. The parafin worked gr...

These were delicious! I used a size #60 scoop(small scoop from The Pampered Chef) to make perfect 1 Tbsp. balls. But I felt the chocolate was too thick and would melt on your hands, so I added a...

The absolute BEST peanut butter ball recipe I've tried. My kids and I used this recipe to make peanut butter eggs for Easter. They turned out really well. The texture was perfect and the tast...

I was extremely impressed with this recipe. Reese's cups are my favorite.... OMG these taste exactly like them... very delicious! The scary part is they were way too easy to make. As several oth...

Great recipe but if you have a Sams Club,get there Ghiradelli chocolate. It is in a large flat box.I believe there is a pound for $5 something. Well worth it if you want delicous candy!!!!!