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Chocolate Peanut Butter Candies

 Chocolate Peanut Butter Candies
This recipe has won first prize at our county fair—more than once! It seems my husband and children can't stop eating them, so I make them often.
30-36 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1-1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 pound plus 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) milk chocolate chips


  • In a large bowl, cream peanut butter and butter. Add sugar; mix well.
  • Shape into 1/2-in. balls. Melt chocolate chips in a double boiler or
  • microwave. Dip balls in chocolate and set on waxed paper to cool.
  • Yield: 5-6 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 218 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 109 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.