December 5, 2012

Christmas Candy Idea's: Peanut Butter Balls

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Peanut Butter Balls


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Peanut Butter Balls



Peanut Butter Balls~
I can't even tell you how many 
Peanut Butter Balls I've made over the years....
or how many I have eaten!



Peanut Butter Balls

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 1/3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup creamy or chunky peanut butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 16 ounces milk chocolate (use good quality chocolate)
Cooking Directions
  1. In a large bowl cream butter. Gradually add confectioners' sugar, cracker crumbs, peanut butter, and vanilla. Shape dough into balls. Place on wax paper lined baking sheets. Refrigerate 30 minutes or up to 2 hours.
  2. Place chocolate in a large glass bowl, melt in the microwave on high power for 45 seconds, stir. Repeat until chocolate is smooth and creamy. Coat chilled balls in melted chocolate. Place on waxed paper to harden.
  3. When chocolate has harden, store balls in tightly covered container.



Yield: 7 to 8 dozen.

Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Christmas


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