"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
3 lbs confectioners sugar; 1 lb butter; 2 lbs peanut butter (crunchy or creamy); 1 t vanilla; 2-12oz bags of chocolate chips; 1/2 bar paraffin
Melt butter and mix in peanut butter in a sauce pan. Stir in sugar and vanilla. Make into small balls. In a separate pan melt chocolate chips and paraffin and mix well. Take a toothpick and poke into each ball, dip in the chocolate, leaving just the top uncovered. Place on wax paper and refrigerate. Keeps well in the freezer.
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