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chocolate covered peanut butter balls

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Joyce Lowery
Sterlington, LA

Another favorite Christmas candy of my family. The recipe came from a good friend, Chestine Green Alexander.

(1 rating)
yield 40 pieces
prep time 1 Hr
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For chocolate covered peanut butter balls

  • 12 oz
    semisweet chocolate pieces
  • 10 oz
    chunky peanut butter
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped very fine
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 stick
    margarine, melted
  • 1 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 box
    powdered sugar
  • 1 stick
    paraffin wax

How To Make chocolate covered peanut butter balls

  • 1
    Combine sugar, margarine, graham cracker crumbs, pecans, peanut butter, and vanilla.
  • 2
    Mix well. Form into small balls and chill in refrigerator at least 30 minutes.
  • 3
    After chilling, dip balls in chocolate mixture made of melting the paraffin wax and chocolate pieces in a double boiler.
  • 4
    Keep mixture hot. Dip each ball in the chocolate mixture and place on wax paper.
  • 5
    Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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