Peanut Butter Balls V

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These are a no-bake great tasting ball.

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Servings:
100
Yield:
100 balls

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • teaspoon salt

  • 2 cups creamy peanut butter

  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar

  • 2 cups chopped pecans

  • 2 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar

  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

  • 2 tablespoons shortening

Directions

  1. Cream together the butter, vanilla, salt and peanut butter. Stir in 2 cups of the confectioners' sugar, nuts and all but 1/2 cup of the graham cracker crumbs. Add the last 1/2 cup of graham cracker crumbs only if needed; otherwise it may be difficult to mold the balls.

  2. Form the mixture by hand into 1 inch balls. Roll each ball in the remaining cup of confectioners' sugar. Set the balls in a single layer on a cookie sheet and refrigerate until firm. At this point the cookies may be dipped in melted chocolate or they can be left plain. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

  3. To Dip Balls In Chocolate: In the top half of a double boiler; melt the chocolate chips and shortening just until the chips are melted. Remove from heat but leave over hot water. Insert a toothpick into the chilled balls and dip into the melted chocolate until coated. Set on waxed paper until hardened.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

95 Calories
7g Fat
9g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 100
Calories 95
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 46mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 2g
Calcium 6mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 58mg 1%

* 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.

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