Peanut Butter Balls

Lisa Allen


We have made these yummy peanut butter balls every Christmas for 24 years. I always make them with my Mother in Law. Now my little girl loves making them with us.

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
The Kitchen Crew is plain nutty for these little guys! We had to hold my grandson - an Honorary Crew Member - back before he ate the whole first batch! Now that's the ultimate endorsement.


1 1/3 c
peanut butter
1 1/3 c
graham crackers, crushed
2 stick
margarine or butter,melted
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 box
powdered sugar (1 pound box)
block paraffin (it is not very much, just makes the chocolate set better, candy bars have wax in them)
12 oz
bag semi sweet chocolate chips

How to Make Peanut Butter Balls


  • 1Mix peanut butter, margarine, vanilla in large bowl. Mix in graham crackers and powdered sugar with hands until stiff. Form into bite size balls.
  • 2Melt chocolate chips and paraffin in top pot of a double boiler. (with simmering water in lowest pot) Dip peanut butter balls into melted chocolate with toothpick and put on wax paper to dry.

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About Peanut Butter Balls

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy