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.
Servings: 36 peanut butter balls
- 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