Peanut Butter Balls

Christine Whisenhunt


Ok, these aren't cookies, but I used to make them to include in my Christmas goodie packages too. These are SO GOOD! Who doesn't like chocolate and peanut butter?!?!

Note: 2 hours of the prep time includes chilling.

**Photo borrowed from internet.**


★★★★★ 1 vote

2 Hr 30 Min


  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    creamy peanut butter
  • 1 c
    chocolate chips
  • 1 Tbsp

How to Make Peanut Butter Balls


  1. Mix first 6 ingredients. Roll into 3/4 inch balls and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  2. When balls have been chilled: Melt chocolate and shortening in a saucepan. Use a toothpick to dip them into the chocolate. Let excess drip off. Place on wax paper. Refrigerate 10-15 minutes, until chocolate has hardened. Remove from wax paper and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. They will keep this way for up to 2 weeks.

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About Peanut Butter Balls

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate

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