These peanut butter balls are an easy no-bake treat that’s perfect for peanut butter lovers. They are made with only 5 simple ingredients and dipped in chocolate making them impossible to resist.
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Peanut butter balls are an old favorite recipe of mine that tastes just like a peanut butter cup.
They’re an easy homemade candy that I often make around the holidays – but to be totally honest – I’ll happily enjoy them all year long. Because with peanut butter and chocolate you definitely can’t go wrong.
My recipe for peanut butter balls is very similar to Buckeyes – however, you’ll notice that I covered the entire peanut butter ball in melted chocolate. As well, we’re adding crispy rice cereal to the peanut butter mixture too, which helps to hold them together and adds a delicious crunch
To get start, you’ll only need 5 ingredients:
These can be stored in the fridge or at room temperature. When chocolate is stored in the fridge, sometimes it can discolor – so typically I store mine in an airtight container on the counter. However, if your kitchen is particularly warm you will want to store them in the fridge to avoid melting.
Yes! These peanut butter balls will freeze quite nicely. Once the chocolate has set, layer the candy in an even layer in the bottom of an airtight container. Top with a layer of parchment paper, then another layer of the candy. Repeat until the container is full, then seal with the airtight lid. Store them in your freezer for up to one month.