Peanut Butter and Chocolate Balls

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This is an interesting departure from the traditional chocolate covered peanut balls. The cornflakes give them an intriguing crunch.

1
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
50
Yield:
50 balls

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter, melted

  • 2 cups creamy peanut butter

  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar

  • 2 cups dry milk powder

  • 2 cups cornflakes cereal

  • 15 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped

Directions

  1. Line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil or waxed paper.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the butter, peanut butter, confectioners' sugar and powdered milk until smooth. Mix in the cornflakes. Wet hands and roll tablespoonfuls of dough into balls. Place them onto the prepared cookie sheet, cover and refrigerate overnight.

  3. The next day, melt chocolate in a metal bowl over simmering water, stirring occasionally until smooth. Remove bowl from heat. Using a fork, dip the balls into the chocolate and return them to the foil covered cookie sheet. Refrigerate until firm. These can be made up to a week ahead if kept refrigerated.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

159 Calories
10g Fat
15g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 50
Calories 159
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 94mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 65mg 5%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 155mg 3%

* 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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