Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls Recipe ~ My family and friends request these every year for the Holidays and I gladly make them. Only 5 ingredients and they taste like you bought them at a gourmet candy store. They are that delicious! These dessert recipe also make fantastic gifts. Put a few in a cute tin and voila -- a tasty, gorgeous gift from the heart.
Traditional Christmas Treat: Peanut Butter Balls- -Every Christmas, my mom and I would make the same Christmas goodies-- cut-out cookies and peanut butter balls (not to be confused with Schweddy balls). I loved helping my mom make and bake these special cookies at Christmastime. I always look forward to traveling home and making these with my mom.
Reeses Krispie Treats: Melt 4 peanut butter cups, 2 tablespoons of peanut butter,and 3 tablespoons of butter in a pan. Dump in 6 cups of Rice Krispies and stir together. Press into a greased pan, and let cool for 10 minutes. Flip the pan of treats out onto a cutting board. Cool a little longer, then eat!
PECAN PIE BALLS - no bake & chocolate covered. 2 1/2 c pecans, toasted and chopped 1 c graham crackers, crushed 1 c brown sugar, firmly packed 1/2 tsp salt 2 Tbsp maple syrup 1/4 c bourbon, brandy or spiced rum 1 tsp vanilla 7 oz dark chocolate bark 1 tsp coarse sea salt (optional)