Peanut Butter Balls


(from ybsiskaren’s recipe box)

Source: Christina Wartina

Prep time: 60 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes

Categories: Candy


  • 2 c creamy peanut butter
  • 2 c powdered sugar
  • 4 Tbs butter softened
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 12 oz semi sweet or milk chocolate chips
  • 2 tsp coconut oil or shortening


  1. Line rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

  2. Mix together peanut butter, confectioner’s sugar, butter, vanilla extract and salt with an electric mixer until well combined. Using a 1 tablespoon cookie scoop, scoop individual balls and place onto the parchment paper. Place in freezer for 15 minutes to harden.

  3. Melt chocolate chips and shortening or coconut oil together in microwave for 1½ – 2 minutes at 50 % power.

  4. Dip each hardened peanut butter ball into the melted chocolate using a spoon and then place back onto the parchment paper lined baking sheet to dry.

  5. Store in an airtight container.

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