Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls
Chocolate peanut butter balls are a great holiday candy to share and give as gifts.
16 ounces creamy peanut butter
1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar
1 cup butter, softened
1 (12-ounce) package semisweet chocolate
- In a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed, combine peanut butter, powdered sugar and butter. Beat until smooth. Scoop out spoonfuls and roll into 1-inch balls. Arrange on baking sheet and refrigerate 30 minutes.
- Line another baking sheet with waxed paper. Place chocolate chips in top of double boiler. Melt over simmering water, stirring until smooth. Using wooden picks, dip balls into chocolate to coat completely, letting excess drip back into pan. Set balls on prepared sheet. Store in refrigerator.
Makes 50 peanut butter balls.