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crunchy peanut butter balls

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Marian Arbour
Newcastle, ON

I have 8 grandchildren and 7 greatgrandchildren and another due in October..and I always bake several different cookies for the little darlings and I will now add this recipe to surprise them...and ooooh yes the adults as well.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For crunchy peanut butter balls

  • 1 c
    peanut butter, crunchy not generic
  • 1
    jar 7 ounce marshmallow cream
  • 1 1/2 c
    crisp rice cereal
  • 1 1/2 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 4 tsp
    shortning or butter

How To Make crunchy peanut butter balls

  • 1
    In large bowl combine peanut butter and marshmallow creme add cereal and stir until well coated.
  • 2
    In small micro-safe little bowl combine chips and butter or shortening..micro uncovered and set for 1 to 2 minutes mix and heat until the chocolate is melted, stir until smooth.
  • 3
    Roll cereal into 1 to 2 inch balls..dip into chocolate and place on wax paper lined cookie sheet refrigerate until set...makes 2-1/2 dozen. the kids will love you..

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