Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Chocolate Peanut Butter Ball Monsters

These make a perfect Halloween Treat!
Chocolate Peanut Butter Ball Monsters

  • 2 cups Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 cup Butter (softened)
  • 3 3/4 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 3 cups Rice Crispies
  • 4 cups Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/4 cup Shortening
In a large bowl, beat peanut butter and butter until blended. Slowly beat in the powdered sugar. Stir in the Rice Krispies. Shape into 1 inch balls and refrigerate for 2-4 hours.

Melt chocolate chips and shortening in the microwave, in a double boiler on the stove or in a Wilton chocolate Pro Electric Melting Pot. Stir until smooth & creamy. Use a toothpick and dip the peanut butter balls in the chocolate and place on a wax paper lined baking sheet. Place 2 Candy Eyeballs on each chocolate peanut butter ball. Chill until set.

I would like to make this recipe for the kids at church this year but I cannot use peanut butter due to food allergies. Does anyone know if this recipe would work using soy butter instead of peanut butter? I think they would taste good because of all the sugar, butter & chocolate but I don't know if soy butter is sticky enough to hold the balls together. What do you think?

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    1. these are so cute! I would be happy to be in the closet with these monsters!

    2. Omigosh...these are so cute and adorable. I will sure try out your recipe. Thanks for sharing! Visiting from Sweetology.

    3. Those are so cute!!!! Definitely going to have to try these out with the kids! Thanks for linking up with Made From Scratch Tuesday!

    4. These are so adorable! And made with Peanut Butter? YUM! I host a linky on Tuesday too (Crazy Sweet Tuesday) and would love for you to join sometime!

    5. Saw these at Tuesday's Tasty Tidbits. Very cute! Thanks for sharing this idea.

    6. I Love your recipe! Would you come over to Cast Party Wednesday tomorrow and share your tasty recipe with us?
      I hope to see you there!

    7. Your little monsters were a hit over at Tuesday's Tasty Tidbits. I want to make some for my grandchildren. Yum!


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