Peanut Butter Balls

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


Peanut Butter Balls

by 13  people


add your rating
add a comment
Servings: 30
Serving size: 1  piece
Total Time: 1 hr
Recent Activity:
Ingredients
  • 1/2  cup 
    peanut butter
  • 3   tablespoons 
    butter, softened
  • 1   cup 
    sifted powdered sugar
  • 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
Add Your Review
 Articles
Make-Ahead Dessert: No-Bake Peanut Butter-Graham Cracker Cookies
... by increasing my amounts. I used: 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1/4 cup honey 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/4 cups... into smaller pieces, so I run the dry ingredients through the food processor. Warm the peanut butter, honey... well mixed. Chill in the fridge for about 10 minutes. Roll into tablespoon-size balls, roll... read more...
Grill Like a Pro: Steaks with Gorgonzola Butter
... things up a bit, I decided to try making Rib Eye Steaks with Gorgonzola Butter. Click here for our steaks... with gorgonzola butter recipe Compound butter is just a fancy way of saying softened butter that's mixed... them up and added them to the melted butter, gorgonzola cheese, and onion-garlic cream cheese... read more...
Chicken and Noodles in Peanut Sauce: Clean Out the Fridge for Dinner
.... And if you have someone with a nut allergy in your house, you can easily substitute sun butter for the peanut... butter and have equally delicious results! Get the full recipe for Chicken and Pasta in Peanut Sauce here.... plate, I recently revisited an old favorite: Chicken and Pasta in Peanut Sauce. The beauty... read more...
how tos
Food Blogs We Love
see more blogs

shop our favorite products