Easy and Very Light Chocolate, Peanut Butter, and Rice Crispy Balls

What Do They Taste Like?

These surprisingly light treats are like Reese's but with crispy crunch. The peanut butter balls can be rolled up to a day in advance. You can package these in decorative cellophane bags and tie with ribbon.

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The Finished Product
The Finished Product | Source

Ingredients

  • 2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cups unsalted butter
  • 3 cups crispy rice cereal
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  1. In a sauce pan, combine peanut butter and butter over low heat.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix the crispy rice cereal and powdered sugar.
  3. Pour peanut butter mixture over cereal mixture and bring together using a silcone spatula.
  4. Scoop a rounded teaspoon full of peanut butter mixture and roll into balls.
  5. Place on rimmed cookie sheets and refrigerate until firm.
  6. Place an inch of water in a sauce pan, and place a metal bowl on top of it to create a double boiler. Melt the chocolate and stir occasionally until smooth.
  7. Using a spoon, roll the ball into the chocolate and returned to a lined baking sheet. Make 105 balls.
  8. Return baking sheet to the refrigerator until the chocolate is firm.
My Daughter Rolling Peanut Butter Mixture Into Small Balls
My Daughter Rolling Peanut Butter Mixture Into Small Balls | Source
Rolled Peanut Butter Mixture
Rolled Peanut Butter Mixture | Source
Semisweet Chocolate Chip in A Metal Bowl
Semisweet Chocolate Chip in A Metal Bowl | Source
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peachpurple 2 years ago from Home Sweet Home

looks easy and delicious. Gonna be a hit among the kids especially christmas. Btw, your daughter is very pretty, has the chinese fair skin. A beauty when she grows up


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formosangirl 2 years ago from Los Angeles Author

Thanks, peachpurple for your comments. It is quite a hit this year, lighter than most confections. My girl is half Taiwanese and half Cajun (French). Happy Holidays!


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teaches12345 2 years ago

Your daughter is so sweet and looks like she had a great time making these treats. Thanks for sharing this recipe with us.


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formosangirl 2 years ago from Los Angeles Author

Thanks for visiting. The confection is incredibly light, even though the main ingredients is peanut butter. Happy New Year!

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