Peanut Butter Balls

Chocolate-flavored candy coating encases the creamy peanut butter filling in these easy-to-make candies.



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Servings: 30
Serving size: 1  piece
Total Time: 1 hr
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Ingredients
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    1/2  cup 
    peanut butter
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    3   tablespoons 
    butter, softened
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    1   cup 
    sifted powdered sugar
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    8   ounces 
    chocolate-flavored candy coating

Directions
1.
In a mixing bowl stir together peanut butter and butter. Gradually add powdered sugar, stirring until combined. Shape into 1-inch balls; place on waxed paper. Let stand until dry (about 20 minutes).
2.
Chop candy coating. Place in a heavy saucepan, cook and stir over low heat until melted and smooth. Cool slightly. Dip balls, one at a time, into coating. Let excess coating drip off peanut butter balls. Place on waxed paper; let stand until coating is firm. Store tightly covered in refrigerator. Makes about 30 pieces.
Make Ahead Tip
  • Prepare candy as above. Store as directed for up to 2 weeks.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 88, Fat, total (g) 6, chol. (mg) 3, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 9, fiber (g) 0, pro. (g) 2, vit. A (RE) 10.3, vit. C (mg) 0, sodium (mg) 39, calcium (mg) 10.1, iron (mg) 0, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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