Peanut Butter Balls or Bars Recipe
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Peanut Butter Balls or Bars


Holly Roeder Recipe

By Holly Roeder
@roederwriter


One thing I remember about the holidays growing up is that there were always peanut butter balls, or buckeyes, as some people call them!

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Ingredients

1 jar(s)
peanut butter (about 16 oz, I think..) (crunchy or creamy or both)
2 lb
powdered sugar
2 stick
butter or margarine
1 tsp
vanilla extract
12 oz
semisweet chocolate chips
2 Tbsp
shortening or paraffin

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring butter or margarine to room temperature (soft).
2
Mix butter with peanut butter and vanilla. I clean out my peanut butter jars and just use what I have, some crunchy some creamy.
3
Add powdered sugar, mix well.
4
Roll into balls and chill (or press into dish for bars)
5
topping:
melt chocolate chips on 50% power in microwave for about 1 min., add shortening or paraffin, and stir until smooth. Continue heating at 15 second intervals, stirring until all smooth.
6
dip peanut butter balls into chocolate and remove with toothpick or spoon and cool on wax paper
7
OR pour chocolate over peanut butter bars in dish to make coating, sprinkle with chopped peanuts if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate