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Peanut Butter Ball Recipe

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niccole Dec 20, 2006 12:21 AM

hi all

may i have the recipe? is there different variations? with or w/o rice krispies...?

thanks!

  1. Chris VR Dec 20, 2006 01:17 AM

    My mother in law makes "Buckeyes", which is about the same as the recipe posted:

    1 cup creamy peanut butter
    1 stick butter or margarine, melted
    2 cup confectioner sugar

    Blend all.

    (optional) Fold in
    1 cup Rice Krispies

    Form small balls and freeze.

    Roll in 1 bag(12 z) melted chocolate chips and let dry.

    However, I grew up with something like this recipe:

    * 1/2 cup honey
    * 1 cup peanut butter
    * 2 cups nonfat dry milk (unreconstituted-dry)

    Mix well together (we used our hands) and roll into balls. Keep them covered so they don't dry out.

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      Annabelicious Dec 20, 2006 12:52 AM

      This sounds great. I'm going to try it.

      1. chocolate chick Dec 20, 2006 12:50 AM

        If you like reese's, they are very similar. You can leave out the crumbs which give it some texture.

        1. chocolate chick Dec 20, 2006 12:38 AM

          The PB ball recipe I make is a confection and has no rice crispies.

          1 lb dry roasted peanuts
          1 lb confectionary sugar
          1 1/2 sticks salted butter (softened)
          1 cup graham crumbs

          12 oz. milk or dark chocolate (or both)

          Grind peanuts until completely smooth. Transfer peanut butter to stand mixer w/paddle attachment and add sugar, butter and graham crumbs. Mix until well combined. With mini scoop, form balls onto coolie sheet lined with parchment. Chill for 1/2 hour. Melt chocolate and dip balls and let dry.

          Hope this is what you were looking for.

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