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Peanut Butter Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Betty Schwab (Neighbor in Bloomington, IL)
Added: Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 stick margarine
2 cups peanut butter, plain or crunchy***
1 pound powdered sugar
3 cups of rice krispies
8 oz. Hershey's Milk Chocolate
6 oz pkg Nestle's Semi Sweet Morsels
About 1.6 oz paraffin (for canning or candles)

Directions:
Directions:
Blend margarine, peanut butter and powdered sugar together. Mix in rice crispies. Roll into 3/4 " balls. Set aside. Melt chocolate bar, chocolate bits and wax in double boiler. Turn heat low. Dip balls into chocolate mixture and remove to waxed paper. Cover tightly when dry and keep in cool place. May be frozen. If made in summer, keeps best in refrigerator.
*** When using crunchy peanut butter, you probably won't be able to add a full 3 cups of rice krispies.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 Dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Their cat used to sit on the fence between our houses, swish his tail just out of reach and terrorize our dog.

 

 

 

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