Peanut Butter Balls

Total Time
50mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
40 mins

These are my family's favourite holiday treat. Where we live the kids call them "Moose Droppings", but don't let that keep you from trying them...they are decadent! Cook time is the time it takes to dip them in the chocolate.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 12 cups smooth peanut butter
  • 14 cup butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 -3 cups dipping chocolate, wafers melted in a double boiler (available at most bulk food stores)

Directions

  1. Mix the first four ingredients together well.
  2. Shape into 1 inch balls.
  3. Dip balls into melted chocolate and place on waxed paper lined cookie sheet to set.
  4. *I find the balls easier to dip when they are frozen or at least cold.
  5. I make the balls one day, pop them in the freezer and take them out a few at a time to dip-- this keeps them from being too soft to dip.
  6. *If you can't find dipping wafers, substitute semi-sweet chocolate chips melted with 1/3 grated parowax (yes, parowax is edible!).