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Home > Recipes > Peanut Butter Fudge Balls

Peanut Butter Fudge Balls Recipe

Peanut Butter Fudge Balls
  • Intermediate

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Prep Time:
35 Minutes
Skill Level:
Intermediate

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Nutrition Information

Serving Size:
Servings per Recipe:

  Amount Per Serving %DV *
Calories 0 -
Calories from Fat 0 -
Total Fat 0g 0% DV
Saturated Fat 0g 0% DV
Trans Fat 0g -
Cholesterol 0mg 0% DV
Sodium 0mg 0% DV
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0% DV
Dietary Fiber 0g 0% DV
Sugars 0g -
Protein 0g -
Vitamin A - 0% DV
Vitamin C - 0% DV
Calcium - 0% DV
Iron - 0% DV

*Percent Daily Values (% DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
  • 1/2 cup REESE'S Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3-2/3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups finely chopped peanuts
  • 1-1/2 cups HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons shortening(do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)

Directions

1. Line 8- or 9-inch square pan with foil; butter foil.

2. Cook butter, peanut butter and milk in large saucepan over very low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is melted. With wooden spoon gradually beat in powdered sugar and vanilla. Remove from heat; pour into prepared pan. Cool completely. (Mixture will appear dry, but softens when rolled into balls.)

3. Line two trays with wax paper. Spread chopped peanuts on one tray; set aside. Roll peanut butter mixture into 3/4-inch balls and place on second tray. If necessary, refrigerate peanut butter balls until firm enough to handle easily for coating.

4. Place chocolate chips and shortening in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Cool slightly.

5. Dip peanut butter balls completely into chocolate mixture, one at a time, with fork. Gently tap fork on side of bowl to remove excess chocolate. Immediately roll in chopped peanuts; gently reshape if necessary. Place candy balls into small paper candy cups or return to wax paper-lined tray. Refrigerate until firm, about 20 minutes. Store in cool, dry place. About 5 dozen candies.

Recipe can be doubled.

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  • 5 stars

    12/9/2012

    These were incredibly easy to make - and everyone loved them and asked for the recipe!

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