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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 48
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 155.6
  • Total Fat: 10.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 59.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.4 g
  • Protein: 2.7 g

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Grandpa Don's Peanut Butter Balls

Submitted by: CMYANG

Introduction

This is a recipe my grandfather ALWAYS makes at Christmas time. Now it's my responsibility to make them every year. So good! This is a recipe my grandfather ALWAYS makes at Christmas time. Now it's my responsibility to make them every year. So good!
Number of Servings: 48

Ingredients

    1 1/2 cups Skippy peanut butter (creamy)
    1 stick margarine (very soft)
    1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
    2 1/2 C. powdered sugar
    2 pckgs. semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips

Tips

To get a beautiful sheen on the chocolate add 1-2 shaves of parafin wax to melted chocolate in double boiler.


Directions

Cream peanut butter, margarine, and vanilla until completely smooth. Work in powdered sugar. If mixture is dry or crumbly add 1 Tbsp. more of peanut butter.

For balls: Shape into 1/2" balls and place on baking sheet covered in wax paper. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight. Once cooled, melt chocolate chips in double boiler. Dip balls and place back on wax paper. Refrigerate until chocolate is completely hardened. Store in airtight container in cool dry place.

For cups: Form peanut butter mixture into round disks and place in bottom of mini muffin tin. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight. Once cooled, melt chocolate chips in double boiler. Dip round disks in chocolate & place back into GREASED mini muffin tin. Refrigerate until chocolate is hardened. Store in an airtight container in cool dry place.

Serving Size: makes 48 mini cups or 96 1/2" balls = serving is 2 balls or 1 cup






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