Cherry Peanut Butter Balls

Recipe by Mom2Rose
READY IN: 10mins
SERVES: 24
YIELD: 24 candies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small mixing bowl, cream the butter, peanut butter and vanilla; mix well.
  • Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • Pat cherries dry with paper towel.
  • Dust hands with additional confectioners' sugar.
  • Wrap each cherry with a rounded tablespoon full of peanut butter mixture; shape into a ball (Peanut butter mixture may need to be refrigerated occasionally while rolling cherries.).
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth.
  • Dip peanut butter balls in chocolate; place on waxed paper.
  • Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until set.
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