Dipped Peanut Butter Logs Recipe

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Dipped Peanut Butter Logs Recipe

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Nibbling on my nutty confections has long been a Christmas tradition. Even after our seven children moved away, they'd still ask me to send batches to them each December.
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter (no substitutes), melted
  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 3-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3-3/4 cups (10 ounces) flaked coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs (about 8 squares)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons shortening

Directions

In a mixing bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; mix well. Chill for 1 hour or until firm enough to shape. Shape into 2-in. logs; place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. In a microwave or double boiler, melt chocolate chips and shortening. Dip one end of each log into chocolate or drizzle chocolate over logs. Return to waxed paper-lined sheet; chill until chocolate is set. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Originally published as Dipped Peanut Butter Logs in Country Woman Christmas Annual 1999, p38

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 181 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 77mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

  • 1 cup butter (no substitutes), melted
  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 3-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3-3/4 cups (10 ounces) flaked coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs (about 8 squares)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; mix well. Chill for 1 hour or until firm enough to shape. Shape into 2-in. logs; place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. In a microwave or double boiler, melt chocolate chips and shortening. Dip one end of each log into chocolate or drizzle chocolate over logs. Return to waxed paper-lined sheet; chill until chocolate is set. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Originally published as Dipped Peanut Butter Logs in Country Woman Christmas Annual 1999, p38

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MissArlene User ID: 7057140 239096
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2015

"Was something left out of the directions? You state simply to "shape into 2" logs." Do you mean 2" diameter? And then cut into 48 pieces?"

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