Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Balls

Course : Candy
Serves: 1
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1 cup butter or margarine
1 1/4 cups peanut butter -- smooth or chunky
1 pound powdered sugar
3 1/2 cups rice krispies
6 ounces chocolate chips
1/2 large hershey bar -- broken up
1 package parafin -- (2 1/2-inch square), shaved

Preparation / Directions:

Melt butter in a heavy 2 qt. saucepan over low heat. Add peanut butter, stir until well blended. Remove from heat. Combine sugar and Rice Krispies in a large bowl. Pour hot peanut butter mixture over all. Mix thoroughly using hands ( be very careful, mixture will be hot). Shape into 1 inch balls. Place on wax paper lined cookie sheets. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour. Combine chocolate chips, Hershey Bar, and parafin in top of double boiler. Place over hot water until melted. Dip chilled peanut butter balls in chocolate mixture to coat. Place on wax paper lined sheets to set chocolate.When dry, store in refrigerator.


Nutritional Information:

6116 Calories (kcal); 399g Total Fat; (55% calories from fat); 90g Protein; 622g Carbohydrate; 497mg Cholesterol; 3403mg Sodium

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