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Crispy Peanut Butter Truffles

 Crispy Peanut Butter Truffles
This is just one of the many candies I make at Christmastime. White candy coating makes them a nice change from the more common chocolate candies. —Florence Robinson, Lenox, Iowa
36 ServingsPrep: 70 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1 pound white candy coating, coarsely chopped

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine sugar and corn syrup. Cook and stir over
  • medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Bring just to a boil. Remove
  • from the heat; stir in peanut butter until smooth. Stir in the
  • cereal until combined. Roll into 1-in. balls. Place on waxed
  • paper-lined baking sheets to cool.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, melt candy coating, stirring often until
  • melted and smooth. With a fork, dip peanut butter balls in coating;
  • return to waxed paper until set. Store in an airtight container.
  • Yield: 3 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 149 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 53 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.