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Chocolate PB Balls with Rice Crispies
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Peanut Butter Balls with Rice Krispies

Classic Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls with Rice Krispies for extra texture and crunch. A quick and easy Christmas candy recipe.
Prep Time1 hr
Additional Time2 hrs
Total Time3 hrs
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 36 peanut butter balls
Calories: 124kcal


  • 1 cup peanut butter creamy or crunchy
  • ¼ cup butter softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 cups Rice Krispies cereal slightly crushed
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening


  • Line cookie sheet with parchment paper or wax paper. In a large bowl, cream together peanut butter, butter, and powdered sugar. Stir in cereal until well combined.
  • Shape into balls, place on a cookie sheet, and chill for at least 30 minutes. In a large microwave-safe bowl, add chocolate chips and shortening.
  • Heat for 1 minute and stir, then continue heating for 20-30 seconds and stirring after each interval until chocolate is almost melted. Stir until completely smooth. Dip balls into chocolate and place on a cookie sheet until firm.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for several days or in the freezer for several weeks.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 53mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g