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Chocolate Covered Easy Peanut Butter Balls

These chocolate covered peanut butter balls are slightly sweet but so delicious!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Dessert
Keyword easy peanut butter balls
Prep Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 12 Balls
Calories 247kcal


  • 1 cup peanut butter (crunchy, natural)
  • 4 tablespoons butter (room temperature)
  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar


  • ½ cup bittersweet chocolate chips (I used 62% cocoa chips)
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  • Place peanut butter, butter and sugar in a mixer. Mix until combined and creamy
  • Cover a medium jelly roll pan with parchment paper and form each ball with two tablespoons
  • Place pan in the freezer for half hour
  • Before the half hour is up, melt the chocolate, either in the microwave or in a double boiler
  • Place each ball in the melted chocolate and use a fork to roll the balls around until they are completely covered
  • Place each ball back on the pan and place the pan in the freezer for a half hour
  • Plate a few peanut butter balls on a plate
  • Eat
  • Smile
  • Enjoy


I added the hour that you have to freeze the peanut butter balls.
This batter is moist so use teaspoons to form the balls.


Serving: 1ball | Calories: 247kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 148mg | Potassium: 187mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 145IU | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 0.5mg