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Peanut Butter Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Opal Dupps
Added: Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/4 cups creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup butter
4 cups confectioners' sugar
3 cups crisp rice cereal
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
2 Tbsp. Crisco

Directions:
Directions:
Melt peanut butter and butter in saucepan, over low heat. In large bowl, mix crispy rice cereal and confectioners' sugar well. Pour melted peanut butter and butter over cereal and sugar and blend together thoroughly.

Form into 1 inch or smaller balls, insert toothpicks into each ball & place on cookie sheets, chill till firm in refrigerator (overnight is okay).

Melt chocolate in double boiler (or in a metal bowl above a saucepan with water) and keep melted while working.

Place back on cookie sheet for chocolate to harden.

 

 

 

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