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Recipe for Peanut Butter Balls

Anyone have a good recipe for peanut butter balls.

Shari from Woodlawn, IL


Recipe for Peanut Butter Balls (12/18/2007)



Recipe for Peanut Butter Balls

I've made this several times and it's very good but does make a lot of candy!

  • 2 lbs. peanut butter
  • 1 lb. marg. or butter
  • 3 lbs. confectioners sugar
  • 1 block paraffin
  • 12 oz. milk choc bits
  • 6 oz. semi-sweet choc bits
Mix and roll candy into 1 inch balls, chill at least 2 hours or overnight. Melt dip mix in top of double boiler. Dip in melted choc mix, dry on waxed paper until set. Freezes well.

Hope you like it! (12/18/2007)

By Glenn'sMom

Recipe for Peanut Butter Balls


  • 1 lb. powdered sugar
  • 1/4 margarine or butter,melted
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
Mix and roll into balls. Dip in chocolate candy coating. Place on baking sheet lined with wax paper. Store in airtight containers in refrigerators.

Source: a book called, "Christmas Treats", no author listed.

Note: These are also good made with crushed vanilla wafers (omit the teaspoon of vanilla). (12/18/2007)

By perfume and powder

Recipe for Peanut Butter Balls

These are always a hit!


  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. salt (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter (can also use chunky)
  • 1 Tbsp. butter or margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped salted peanuts

Beat egg slightly in small mixer bowl. Beat in 1 cup of the sugar, the salt, vanilla, peanut butter and butter/marg. Stir in remaining sugar. If necessary, add more powdered sugar to make firm enough to handle. I almost always have to do this. Sometimes I will also put the dough in the refrigerator for a bit to firm them up as well.

Shape mixture into 1-inch balls, roll balls in peanuts, and refrigerate. Makes about 15-20 balls depending on the size you roll them. You can double the batch as well.



By Tracy

Recipe for Peanut Butter Balls,1-0,peanut_butter_balls,FF.html (12/19/2007)

By aardvark

Recipe for Peanut Butter Balls

I love peanut butter balls! I think they are my favorite treat at Christmas. Here is the recipe that I make each year.

Peanut Butter Balls

  • 1 lb. margarine (4 sticks)
  • 2 cups creamy peanut butter (Reese's)
  • 3 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 1/2 to 3 lb. powdered sugar
Cream peanut butter, margarine, and vanilla. Then add sugar (by hand). Keep moist. Chill a little (not long) before you dip them.
  • 2 (12 oz.) bags chocolate chips
  • 2 Tbsp. or less of wax
Shave wax and melt with chips over double boiler. Use very low heat. Make sure not to get any water from condensation in chocolate or it will ruin it. Dip balls with toothpick and drop on wax paper. Put in fridge and chill (use glove).

*Can freeze.

**Makes 5 lb.


By Jayme

Recipe for Peanut Butter Balls

Peanut Butter Balls

Yields: 72 servings

"It is basically, just what the name implies."


  • 1 1/2 cups peanut butter
  • 1 cup butter
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 1/3 cups graham cracker
  • crumbs
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1Tbsp. shortening

Mix together peanut butter, butter or margarine, confectioners' sugar, and graham cracker crumbs. Shape into 1 inch balls. 2. Melt chocolate chips and shortening in top of double boiler. Dip balls into chocolate mixture and let dry on waxed paper. (Poke each ball with a toothpick for easier dipping.)


Recipe for Peanut Butter Balls

Can you handle one more?

  • 6 Tbsp. melted butter
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 16 oz. semi-sweet chocolate (2 2/3 cups choc chips) melted with 3 Tbsp. shortening

Blend butter, corn syrup and vanilla. Mix in sugar and peanut butter. Knead on a surface dusted with powdered sugar if necessary to blend.

Form into balls and place on cookie sheet lined with waxed paper. Chill for 1 or 2 hours and dip into chocolate mixture. Place back on waxed paper and chill until coating has set. (12/25/2007)

By Lynn

Recipe for Peanut Butter Balls

I have a recipe that i found in like a family circle magazine years ago and use it for our family - they love it!

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup wheat germ
  • 1/2 honey
  • 1 cup rice krispies cereal
Option: roll in any topping: coconut, mini chocolate chips, mini mandms, etc...or just eat by themselves. TIP: can be eaten at room temperature (will be sticky) or placed in the refrigerator for less sticky. (01/10/2008)

By Jan

Recipe for Peanut Butter Balls

I just use peanut butter and powdered sugar. I put about 2 cups of peanut butter and just add powdered sugar till I can roll the mixture in a ball. I use melted almond bark and dip the balls and then place on wax paper till hardened. They are always perfect. (11/11/2008)

By Terre

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