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Leslie's Peanut Butter Balls Recipe

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Steve Linder and Leslie (Linder) Luthe on Thanksgiving 2009

 

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Leslie Luthe
Added: Friday, October 9, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 18 oz. jar Crunchy Peanut Butter
4-5 cups powdered sugar (desired consistency for rolling into a ball)
2 sticks margarine (room temp)
1 pkg. chocolate chips ( can use milk choc. or semisweet)
1 1/2 -2 Tbsp. Crisco shortening

Directions:
Directions:
Mix Peanut Butter, sugar, and margarine until well blended. Form into walnut sized balls. Place on a cookie sheet and chill for 1 hour....or freeze until needed.
Melt chocolate and shortening over hot water as in a double boiler pan. Stir until all is melted making sure not to heat at very high temp. Keep chocolate at low temp while dipping the balls. Use fork or long skewer to dip into chocolate. Place on cookie sheet after dipping ...when finished put into fridge to set chocolate.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
About 48 balls
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25-30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I can't make these fast enough for family dinners....usually Christmas. Diets go by the wayside when these delights enter the room. I've known Ronnie and Anabess to almost divorce over these candies!

 

 

 

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