Peanut Butter Balls and a Penguin….

Another Christmas favorite of mine – Peanut Butter Balls.  Just love those suckers!  One of the things I am bringing to Christmas (lunch) Dinner is the cookies and peanut butter balls.  Since we ate dinner with some friends last night, we made these up to take over there – and now I’ve got them made for Christmas as well.  Here’s a plate of the cookies and peanut butter balls!


Yum!  Now, my pb balls aren’t very prettily coated in chocolate because Matthew and Adam did the chocolate part today, but that’s ok – they still taste good!   Here’s the recipe I use…

Peanut Butter Balls

1 c peanut butter (recipe says crunchy – I use creamy cause I don’t like nuts)

1 c rice krispies

1 c powdered sugar

2 T melted margarine

almond bark (or other melting chocolate)

Mix all ingredients (except chocolate) in a bowl.  Slightly chill.  Roll into small balls.  Chill.  Dip in chocolate (I use the almond bark that comes in cubes – like an ice cube tray – and I use half chocolate and half white chocolate – or vanilla).  Chill.  Eat.

That’s it!  Really easy and tasty!  Here’s the card I took over with it – this is a re-take on one I did last Christmas.  It’s one of the cards we made at the class I did at my Dad’s work earlier this month.  I stamped up the extras this afternoon and used one today.  The rest I stamped with thanks so I can use them as thank-you’s after Christmas!


supplies: white, black and cool caribbean cardstock; palette noir ink; gingham ribbon; snowflake cuttlebug folder; SU punches; dimensionals, image from Wild About You by SU, and sentiment from GinaK Designs

I hope you are all ready for Christmas – cause man – it’s getting crazy out there at the stores!  The boys and I went to Target yesterday and it was a madhouse!  I think the toy area was just plain ransacked!!

11 comments to Peanut Butter Balls and a Penguin….

  • Yum! I just made peanut butter balls tonight… they look so pretty – can’t wait to try one!

    Merry Christmas!

  • Jean

    Your treats will be a hit at the dinner.

  • Rachel M.

    I love peanut butter and chocolate! Gotta try your recipe! Thanks for sharing!

  • Those peanut butter balls sound yummy! I got a giggle at your comment about how you use creamy because you “don’t like nuts.” Um, what do you think peanut butter is made out of, girlie??? 😉 Just kidding — I know what you mean. I’d use creamy, too!

    Thanks for the recipe!

  • Carol

    I have my coffee in hand, and I’m ready to taste one of those delicious looking treats! Thanks for sharing the recipe – and the darling little card too:)
    Happy holidays!

  • Mmm those look yummy! And what a beautiful card! Hope you have a happy holiday season and a Merry Christmas!

  • ooh – I adore those peanut butter balls too! My BFF makes them for us every year but I’m not sure if I will get them this year, she’s been doing WW!! ugh, now I will have to make them!! love your penguin card

  • I’ve always wanted to try making peanut butter balls…maybe I’ll have time this year! They sound yummy!

  • Oh my gosh those look DELICIOUS! I do believe peanut butter and chocolate are a marriage made in heaven. 🙂 Adorable card! MERRY CHRISTMAS!

  • Ohhhh, that picture makes me wanna cry!!!! I can’t get melting chocolate here, and I scorched the package of almond bark Cindy sent because my microwave broke that day and the gas heat was too high. 🙁

    Sob!! When you come in March will you bring peanut butter balls??

  • Diane Lapointe

    Cute card!!! Those balls look very yummy,thanks for the recipie!!!
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family!!!

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