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Make it Tonight: Irresistible Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

Make it Tonight: Irresistible Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

Ready In: 1 hour 30 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Chill Time: 45 minutes


  • 1/2 cup creamy natural peanut butter
  • 3 Tbsp butter, softened
  • 1 cup confectioner’s sugar
  • 8 oz chocolate, chopped (or chocolate chips)


1. In a bowl, mix peanut butter, sugar and butter together until they form a dough. Shape into a ball, cover with plastic wrap and chill 15 minutes.
2. Pinch off small bits of and roll into 1-inch balls. If too sticky, pop back in fridge for a few minutes.
3. Place balls on a parchment lined baking sheet and then in the freezer for half an hour.
4. Melt chocolate gently using a double boiler and then pour into a shallow bowl.
5. Using a toothpick, pick up each ball, dip it into the chocolate and then let excess drip off. Place each ball onto a clean parchment lined baking sheet. You can leave plain or sprinkle a pinch of sea salt or finely chopped nuts before the chocolate firms up
6. Refrigerate until you serve.

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