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Peanut Butter Balls Recipe

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This recipe for Peanut Butter Balls, by , is from The Berkin Johnson Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Eloda Berkin's Blue Binder Cookbook
Added: Thursday, December 4, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tbsp. butter
1 cup peanut butter
1 cup coconut
1 cup crushed nuts
1 cup icing sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Mix all above together add more peanut butter if needed to make mixture sticky to touch. Roll in balls, dip hands in water so balls won't stick to hands, put in refrigerator on tray. Shave 1/4 wax, add chocolate, melt on low heat. Use toothpicks then place on wax paper.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I remember Mom making these cookies and freezing for Christmas. Sometimes they were found by Lisa and I and eaten while still in their frozen state. Mom would sigh but then make more.

 

 

 

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