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Chocolate Peanut Sweeties Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kathy E.
Added: Friday, April 24, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup peanut butter*
1/2 cup butter (no substitutes), softened
3 cups confectioners' sugar
5 dozen miniature pretzel twists (about 3 cups)
1-1/2 cups milk chocolate
1 tbsp. vegetable oil

* Reduced- fat or generic-brand peanut butter is not recommended for this recipe.

Directions:
Directions:
In a mixing bowl, beat peanut butter and butter until smooth. Beat in confectioners' sugar until combined. Shape into 1-in. balls; press one on each pretzel. Place on waxed paper- lined baking sheets, pretzel side down. Refrigerate until peanut mixture is firm, about 1 hour. In a microwave-safe bowl or heavy saucepan, melt chocolate chips and oil. Dip the peanut butter ball into the chocolate and return to baking sheet. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving. Store in the refrigerator.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Everyone loved these. They taste like a peanut butter cup with a salty crunch.

 

 

 

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