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These incredibly easy chocolate peanut butter balls require only 5 ingredients to make. Simple no-bake recipe perfect for little hands to join in the fun! #mustlovehomecooking

Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls aka "Buckeyes"

Incredibly easy chocolate peanut butter balls require only 5 ingredients to make. Simple no-bake recipe perfect for little hands to join in the fun!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time :10 minutes
Cook Time :15 minutes
Total Time :50 minutes
Servings :30
Calories :136
Course :Dessert

Ingredients
 

  • 1.75 cups powdered sugar (1-3/4 cups) same as confectioners sugar
  • 1 cup peanut butter creamy style
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chopped
  • seasonal frosting, glaze or sprinkles to decorate optional

Instructions
 

  • Line two large baking sheets with parchment. Set aside.
  • Into a large bowl measure the sugar, peanut butter, butter, vanilla and salt. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until dough sticks together and forms a ball, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Using hands, roll dough into 1-inch balls and place on one of the parchment-lined pans. Freeze on pan until firm and chilled thru.
  • Once balls are chilled, place chocolate into a small bowl and microwave at 30 second increments, stirring after each increment, until fully melted and can be stirred smooth.
  • Working one balls at a time, dip ball into chocolate to coat and transfer to second parchment-lined baking sheet. Repeat with remaining balls. Allow chocolate to set.
  • Decorate balls as desired and serve in mini paper liners.

Nutrition Facts

Serving: 1BuckeyeCalories: 136kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 3gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 50mgPotassium: 99mgFiber: 1gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 51IUCalcium: 9mgIron: 1mg

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