Peanut Butter Balls

Everybody loves Peanut Butter Balls, but few people know how simple they are to make. This easy candy recipe takes less than 1 hour (most of it hands-off time!) and just four ingredients.

Peanut Butter Balls
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Makes:
30 servings
Serving Size:
1 piece
Start to Finish:
1 hr
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Peanut Butter Balls

Ingredients
1/2
cup peanut butter
3
tablespoons butter, softened
1
cup sifted powdered sugar
8
ounces chocolate-flavored candy coating

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl stir together peanut butter and butter. Gradually add powdered sugar, stirring until combined. Shape into 1-inch balls; place on waxed paper. Let stand until dry (about 20 minutes).
  2. Chop candy coating. Place in a heavy saucepan, cook and stir over low heat until melted and smooth. Cool slightly. Dip balls, one at a time, into coating. Let excess coating drip off peanut butter balls. Place on waxed paper; let stand until coating is firm. Store tightly covered in refrigerator. Makes about 30 pieces.

From the Test Kitchen

Prepare candy as above. Store as directed for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts

(Peanut Butter Balls)
    Per serving:
  • 88 kcal cal.,
  • 6 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 3 mg chol.,
  • 39 mg sodium,
  • 9 g carb.,
  • 0 g fiber,
  • 2 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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