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Peanut Butter Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Becky Calder Neuenswander
Added: Sunday, June 19, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. nutty peanut butter
1/2 c. (1 cube) butter
1 box (16 oz. or 3 3/4 c.) powdered sugar
1 c. very fine graham cracker crumbs
12 oz. package chocolate chips
1/4 of a bar paraffin wax

Directions:
Directions:
Line two cookie sheets with wax paper. Mix peanut butter, butter, powdered sugar and graham cracker crumbs together. Shape and roll into 1 inch balls. Mixture will be very dry, you will need to really work with it to get it to make a ball and hold together. In a double boiler melt paraffin wax over low heat. Add chocolate chips and stir constantly. Dip each peanut butter ball in chocolate sauce with a dipping spoon or toothpick. Place dipped balls on wax paper lined cookie sheets. Refrigerate for about 20 minutes, until chocolate is firm. These can be placed in plastic bags and frozen.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Approx. 70
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Buckeyes Variation: 2 lbs. smooth peanut butter, 1 lb. butter, and 3 lbs. powdered sugar. Blend mixture throughly. After rolling balls, refrigerate overnight before dipping in chocolate.

 

 

 

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